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.
National Grid has pushed back its expectation of when the IFA1 interconnector with France will be operating at its full 2GW capacity again.
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.
The House of Lords EU Environment sub-committee has released a new report, in part detailing its views on electricity pricing and trading post-Brexit.
Minister for investment Gerry Grimstone has lauded the NeuConnect interconnector being developed between the UK and Germany as “a vital contribution to the UK’s green ambitions”.
Battery storage was called into action following the IFA2 interconnector with France – which went live late last month – tripping on Friday (29 January).
UK's second interconnector with France starts flowing at full capacity in ‘latest feat of world class engineering’
The second electricity interconnector between the UK and France is now able to flow low carbon electricity between the two countries at full capacity.
New modelling by Cornwall Insight has predicted that Great Britain could become a net exporter of power to the European continent by the 2040s.