SSEN Transmission has submitted a Final Needs Case (FNC) to Ofgem for the first of its “subsea superhighways”, which connect the north of Scotland and England.
Xlinks’ planned link between solar and wind in Morocco and the UK is an “overwhelmingly compelling solution” to the UK’s need for baseload power, according to CEO Simon Morrish.
New solar and wind under development in Morocco is to be linked with Britain, with developer Xlinks also seeking to develop a cable manufacturing industry.
Energy majors SSE, ScottishPower and National Grid, together with the NatWest Group have been announced as the first sponsors of the COP26 climate change summit.
Taking an integrated approach to offshore grid connections could save consumers around £6 billion, according to a new report from National Grid ESO.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids is set to create Europe’s first multi-terminal high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) interconnection for Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Transmission.
An outage at Western Link HVDC has led to record balancing mechanism payments of £30.9 million, according to Cornwall Insight.