‘World’s biggest’ undersea tidal energy hub lands £1.5m grant from Scottish Government

Funding will be used for the development of company’s 80MW subsea hub in the Pentland Firth off Northern Scotland and will allow 40 tidal turbines to be connected to a single power export cable

Thumbs up to Scottish works for UK-Norway link

Aberdeenshire Council has given permission to build an electricity converter station and underground cables for a interconnector project. It is part of NorthConnect, a subsea link between the UK and Norway which aims to connect the power networks. The converter station and onshore cables will connect the interconnector cable to the National Grid. Applications for […]

ABB wins UK-Norway interconnector order

ABB has been awarded a $450 million (£288m) contract to link the power grids of the UK and Norway. The company aims to increase security of supply for both countries and support the integration of wind and hydroelectric power into their networks. The UK-Norway Interconnector (NSN), which is expected to be 730 kilometres long and have […]