Nemo swims ahead for UK-Belgium power link

The first UK part of the subsea interconnector linking it to Belgium is being installed. Nemo Link, the joint venture between Elia and National Grid, has started laying the first 59km of double subsea cable between the UK onshore landing point and the offshore section. The 140-kilometre Nemo cable will provide enough capacity to power […]

UK-Norway power link to provide greater consumer benefits

Consumers are likely to see greater benefits from the construction of the interconnector between the UK and Norway. That’s because Ofgem has revised down provisional upper and lower levels for National Grid’s annual revenues by around 30%. It means the grid operator’s revenues from the cable operations under the cap and floor regime will be lower, […]

Albania-Macedonia power link wins €12m grant

A project to transfer energy between Albania and Macedonia has been granted funding totalling €12 million (£9.3m). The EU is providing the cash to support the construction of the first electricity interconnector between the two countries as well as the introduction of grid efficiency improvements. The project is part of the European Commission’s initiative to […]