Ofgem greenlights two Scotland to England green links

The two subsea electricity transmission links, each with a capacity of 2GW, are designed to inject more renewables into the grid

National Grid and Met Office join forces on weather data project

The project aims to expand the renewable energy capacity of the electricity transmission network

Dutch energy infrastructure upgrade granted €250m EU loan

TenneT Holding is building a 40-kilometre long electricity corridor that will enable the transmission of offshore wind energy to users in the Netherlands and beyond

Ofgem consults on subsea grid links

The regulator seeks views about subsea electricity transmission links that will connect Scotland and England along the east coast

TenneT to invest up to €5bn a year to prepare grids for energy transition

The transmission system operator aims to develop an interconnector to connect up to 4GW of British and Dutch offshore windfarms

Shell and Eneco sign offshore grid deal to power a million Dutch homes

Together, they will build the offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust wind farm

Ofgem consults on onshore power link projects

A consultation on how to tender out new onshore electricity transmission infrastructure projects has been launched. Ofgem is inviting views on the detail of how onshore tendering would work for projects worth more than £100 million, including how eligible projects would be identified. The regulator expects the first tender to take place in 2017. It […]

US sees ‘five-fold rise’ in electricity transmission spending

Investment in electricity transmission infrastructure in the US increased five-fold from 1997 to 2012, according to new figures. That helped reverse a three-decade decline, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said, as investment rose from $2.7 billion (£1.6bn) in 1997 to £14.1 billion (£8.5bn) in 2012. Spending increased in the 1990s in an effort to […]