National Grid launches work on the ‘world’s longest electricity interconnector’

Siemens Energy will build the UK and Denmark converter stations on both ends of the 765 kilometre-long cable between the neighbouring countries

EU provides €10m for Norway-Scotland power link

The EU will provide €10 million (£8.45m) to fund the development of a power interconnector between Scotland and Norway. The 650-kilometre NorthConnect ‘electricity superhighway’ across the North Sea will receive the funding from the Connecting Europe Facility, the EU’s funding support programme for infrastructure. The interconnector will have a capacity of 1.4GW, enough to supply a quarter of Scottish peak demand. Richard Blanchfield, […]