Three contracts worth £990m awarded for UK-Denmark power link

The Viking Link interconnector will be the longest in the world and enable the sharing of renewable energy between the two countries

Scotland greenlights power link with Norway

The NorthConnect interconnector will have a total capacity of 1.4GW

Nemo power link swims towards commercial operation

It is the UK’s first subsea electricity interconnector to Belgium

Finding Nemo! UK-Belgium power link launched

The £600m interconnector is to help deliver a more flexible energy system for consumers in both countries

Power interconnector between Germany and Netherlands goes live

The link will enable more surplus power from Germany to be exported

EU invests €100m in bonds in German-Norway power interconnector

Once completed, Nordlink will have a total capacity of 1.4GW

Framework agreement for TAP interconnector project signed

A framework agreement for a proposed electricity interconnector between Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan (TAP) has been signed. The TAP Power Interconnection Project aims to pave the way for the delivery of long term power supply, supporting Afghanistan’s energy needs and enabling power trade and exchange between the three countries. The project will include the construction […]

UK engineering consultant wins interconnector deal

A UK engineering consultant has been appointed to develop a proposed interconnector between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A team of engineers at WSP will undertake a three-stage feasibility study to develop options and recommend a preferred solution for the 330kW power link between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). […]

Murphy snaps up Carillion’s UK power business

Collapsed construction and facilities management giant Carillion’s UK power business has been sold for an undisclosed sum. J Murphy & Sons is taking over Carillion’s position on National Grid’s electricity overhead lines, substations and underground cable framework contracts. It will work with the grid operator to deliver planned replacement and refurbishment schemes on their 33kV […]

Green light for Ireland-NI electricity interconnector

Planning permission has been granted for the power link connecting Northern Ireland (NI) and the Republic of Ireland. The 400kv North South overhead interconnector will give NI greater access to generating power capacity in the Republic. The NI Department for Infrastructure has published the independent report prepared by the Planning Appeals Commission (PAC) following a […]