Ofgem cuts cost of Hinkley Point C grid link by £60 million

The move will save UK consumers money on their bills over the 45-year cost period

Ofgem approves SSEN proposal for Shetland-Scotland transmission link

The link would allow new wind farms on Shetland to export renewable electricity to the rest of the UK

Underwater cable being laid
Caithness-Moray transmission link reaches completion

The undersea cable allows new renewable capacity to be connected to the Scottish energy grid

Ofgem tenders Hornsea Project One transmission link

The 1.2GW facility is set to be the largest offshore wind farm in the world once it is completed

Power interconnector between Germany and Netherlands goes live

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

Carbon markets ‘need to be linked’ for cross border trading

Emissions trading systems around the world need to be linked together according to International Emissions Trading Association (IETA). In its annual Greenhouse Gas Markets report the association said 2013 had been a good year for the development of carbon markets around the world. Although trading volumes had fallen in the European and Kyoto markets, it […]