Belgium-UK Nemo Link power interconnector is switched on

Belgium-UK Nemo Link power interconnector is switched on

  • February 01, 2019
 

National Grid has switched on the Nemo Link power interconnector, a 50:50 joint venture between UK National Grid and Belgium system operator Elia.

The energy link will enhance security of supply on both sides of the North Sea and allow a greater flow of clean energy between the UK and mainland Europe. “Interconnectors like Nemo Link are the perfect tool to move renewable energy from where it is produced to where it is needed most” said National Grid chief executive John Pettigrew.

Nemo is the first of four interconnector projects that the National Grid has invested in. The 1,000 MW IFA2 project to France and the 1,400 NW North Sea Link to Norway are currently under construction and projected to be in operation in 2021 and 2022 respectively. A 1,400 MW Viking Link to Denmark will begin construction later this year.

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