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  • 2 December 2014
    Grid Connection

    National Grid Nemo Link Limited has welcomed Ofgem’s decision on regulatory regime for the proposed Nemo Link interconnector between UK and Belgium. The project is being jointly developed by UK National Grid and Elia, the Belgian transmission system operator and would be the first electricity link between the two countries. Alan Foster, European Business Development Director, […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Grid Connection

     National Grid and Statnett confirm plans for further development of the world’s longest subsea interconnector. British energy company National Grid and Statnett, the Norwegian transmission system operator (TSO), have signed a co-operation agreement to continue work on the interconnector to link the two countries. The NSN interconnector will have a capacity of 1400 MW and […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The Norwegian Government has today granted a licence for the longest subsea electricity interconnector in the world, to be built between the UK and Norway. The interconnector, known as NSN, will connect our countries’ electricity systems providing significant mutual benefits, improving energy security and bringing Norwegian renewable energy to Europe. Energy and Climate Change Secretary […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Grid Connection

    National Grid and Denmark’s have signed a cooperation agreement to begin feasibility work on an electricity interconnector between the UK and Denmark. The agreement was signed in London by Nick Winser Executive Director of National Grid and Peder Andreasen, the CEO of, ahead of the meeting of the North European Energy Dialogue. It […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian has awarded Canyon Offshore with a multi-million pound contract for the provision of offshore cable trenching services on the North Sea Link interconnector, the 1.4GW subsea HVDC system with cables linking the UK and Norway.

  • 3 July 2012
    Grid Connection

    The Renewables-Grid-Initiative (RGI) welcomes the official announcement of the development of two interconnectors from Norway to the UK and from Norway to Germany by the Transmission System Operators (TSOs) National Grid, TenneT and Statnett. The interconnectors will contribute to a higher share and more stable uptake of energy from renewable sources in the regions and […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Elia, the Belgian electricity transmission system operator, and the UK National Grid will today sign a joint venture agreement to move ahead with the Nemo Link- the first electricity interconnector between the two countries. The interconnector, able to provide 1000 MW of capacity, will run 140 kilometres between Richborough on the Kent coast and Herdersbrug, […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Grid Connection

    Ofgem has approved a 650km long subsea interconnector between Norway and Scotland, planned to be installed in 2021.  On 20 June 2016, Ofgem granted an electricity interconnector licence to Norway-based company NorthConnect KS, authorising it to participate in the operation of the NorthConnect KS interconnector. NorthConnect is a joint venture between five companies, established to develop, build, own and […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Interconnectors linking Britain to Belgium will be able to participate in the second four-year-ahead Capacity Market auction in 2015, which will ensure a secure energy supply in the winter of 2019/2020 from a diverse range of energy sources. Improving UK connection to Europe’s energy markets means their energy companies can buy electricity from wherever it’s cheapest. It […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Grid Connection

    Secretary of State Edward Davey yesterday joined An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Ireland’s Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, and EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger to open officially Ireland’s first electricity link to Great Britain. The EirGrid East West Interconnector runs between Deeside in north Wales and Woodland, County Meath in Ireland. Approximately […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Grid Connection

    Ofgem today announced its final decision on the financing and regulatory regime for Project Nemo, an interconnector which, on completion in 2019, will bring an additional 1 gigawatt (GW) electricity capacity to Great Britain. The final decision on proceeding with the project is now with the developers. The total cost of the project is expected […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Grid Connection

    The East West Interconnector, the highest capacity link of its kind, officially opened in September of last year. This 500MW transmission connection between UK and Ireland now goes into commercial operation, as ABB has delivered it to EirGrid, the Irish transmission system operator. The EirGrid East West Interconnector runs between Deeside in north Wales and […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Grid Connection

    National Grid and Statnett, the Norwegian Transmission System Operator, yesterday signed the ownership agreement which signals the start of the construction phase for the 730 kilometre interconnector between UK and Norway. The NSN Link would be the first electricity interconnector between the two countries and has a planned capacity of 1400 MW – enough to […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    The first subsea section of the 325-kilometre-long Cobra cable interconnector between Denmark and the Netherlands has made landfall on the Danish island of Fanø, Energinet reports.

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Engineering consultancy WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has been appointed by National Grid North Sea Link Ltd to provide cable manufacturing quality and inspection services on the 1.4GW North Sea Link interconnector, the first electricity link between Nordic and British markets.

  • 21 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Statnett and National Grid have signed an agreement to confirm their plans to develop an electricity interconnector between Norway and the UK with a goal to have it operational by 2020. The North Sea Network (NSN) project is a key to further development of the North-European power grid, and of high priority to the companies. […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Next Geosolutions has secured a contract by Prysmian Group for marine survey works in support of the route engineering and design of the Viking Link interconnector project. The company’s scope of work includes full geophysical, geotechnical and UXO tasks covering the onshore, nearshore and offshore phases. In-field operations have already commenced with the mobilization of […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Grid Connection

    Nemo Link, the interconnector between UK and Belgium, is celebrating its first year of operation. On this occasion, the project partners National Grid and Elia have reported the interconnector’s “outstanding performance figures.”

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels

    Geoscience and engineering service provider Next Geosolutions has been awarded two survey contracts for the 1.4GW North Sea Link (NSL) project, the world’s longest subsea interconnector and the first electricity link between UK and Norway.

  • 5 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet is seeking client representatives for the 1400 MW Viking Link interconnector project. Viking Link is a joint project of Energinet and the UK’s National Grid Viking Link Limited. The tender calls for consultants working onboard the cable-laying vessels as client representatives for the full duration of the offshore cable laying campaigns. […]

  • 7 June 2018

    MMT has recently completed a geophysical seabed survey and delivered the final report for the proposed 2GW AQUIND Interconnector offshore cable route.

  • 23 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    NKT has received an order from Energinet and National Grid to supply onshore cables for the 1,400MW Viking Link interconnector between Denmark and the United Kingdom. The contract is valued at around EUR 90 million and will see NKT deliver approximately 150 kilometres of 525kV MI high-voltage DC onshore power cables. The power cable system, not comprising […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Grid Connection

    A project to build an interconnector linking for the first time the French and Irish electricity systems will today be awarded a EUR 4 million grant from the European Commission.

  • 17 October 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Ofgem announced the names of five new interconnector projects that could be built in the future. Together with the ElecLink and Nemo projects that Ofgem has already assessed, these seven projects could lead to investment of up to £6bn and provide up to 7.5GW of additional electricity capacity in GB. Ofgem has decided that all […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Grid Connection

    The converter for 50Hertz and Energinet’s Combined Grid Solution interconnector in the Baltic Sea is ready for energization. The energization will include all converter components as well as the expansion in the substation in Bentwisch, and control technology, 50Hertz said. Developed by Denmark’s Energinet and Germany’s 50Hertz, the Combined Grid Solution is the world’s first […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Grid Connection

    On 15 July, EU Member States agreed on the European Commission’s proposal to invest EUR 263 million in key trans-European energy infrastructure projects, including EUR 14.8 million for Viking Link, an interconnector between Denmark and the UK. The EU will support study work on the Final Project Development for the Viking link with a total of EUR 14,824,179. Viking Link […]