Fire-struck IFA interconnector not fully operational until 2023, National Grid says

National Grid said it has to carry out extensive work before it returns to service

National Grid ‘eyes building energy island in North Sea’

The energy hub will reportedly be built before 2030

Power up! World’s longest subsea power interconnector links UK and Norway

The 450-mile long cable will help reduce the burning of fossil fuels in the UK and avoid 23m tonnes of carbon emissions by 2030

Ireland-UK interconnector awards EPC contracts

Siemens Energy and Sumitomo Electric have been chosen to supply HVDC technology for the power link

Interconnector fire predicted to hike energy prices

The loss of 2GW of import to Britain’s grid could spark further power price rises, energy analysts said

Large fire at key UK substation cuts off power from France

The IFA interconnector is currently out of service and following an initial review, National Grid said 1,000MW of capacity is unavailable until 27th March 2022

Britain’s electricity imports hit new high in August

New research finds on 20th August net interconnector imports into Britain reached a high of 5.8GW

Energy link to heal Anglo German relations after EURO clash?

Boris Johnson and Angela Merkel shared their support for an electricity interconnector between the nations

EU backs Bulgaria-Serbia gas interconnector with €25m loan

The project includes the construction of around 108 kilometres of a bi-directional gas pipeline between Nis and Dimitrovgrad as well as from Dimitrovgrad to the border with Bulgaria

Anglo-French interconnector comes online as low carbon electricity starts flowing

The project through a 149-mile subsea power cable can provide enough energy to power one million homes