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

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

EU investigates German grid operator TenneT’s cross-border capacity limit

The European Commission and TenneT are engaged in “constructive discussions on commitments” to address concerns on transmission capacity limitation

Dutch gas grid operator joins North Sea wind group

Dutch gas grid operator Gasunie is joining the North Sea Wind Power Hub consortium. The group currently consists of the Netherlands’ TenneT, Denmark’s Energinet and Germany’s TenneT. The four companies will study and investigate the possible development of a large-scale, sustainable European energy supply system in the North Sea. The collaboration is a key step […]

Dutch grid operator proposes North Sea low carbon energy hub

Dutch grid operator TenneT has unveiled its futuristic vision of an island in the North Sea surrounded by wind farms. It could deliver more low carbon power to European nations and help the EU meet its emission targets. The proposal is based on an island with a modular structure which is connected to 30GW of […]

€150m for Dutch renewable electricity link

Dutch power grid operator TenneT has signed a contract for a €150 million (£118.9m) loan to finance a grid project to help connect offshore wind farms in the Netherlands. It is part of a total €450 million (£356m) loan agreed with the European Investment Bank (EIB) in 2011. The cash will support the construction of […]

Mitsubishi backs German offshore wind farms with €765m

Mitsubishi announced it is backing offshore wind projects in Germany, with an investment of €576 million (£481.2m). The Japanese firm is helping Netherlends-based grid operator TenneT connect wind farms to the power grid. TenneT said Mitsubishi will pay €240 million (£200.5m) for a 49% stake in the BorWin1 and BorWin2 grid connection projects and €336 […]