Plans for interconnection of British and Dutch offshore wind farms move forward

An interconnector will connect up to 4GW of British and Dutch offshore wind, providing an additional 2GW of capacity between the countries

Guest Blog: Wayne Mitchell on the future of interconnectors

Will cross-nation power sharing bring down prices? This week, Ofgem announced plans to boost the number of electricity-sharing interconnectors the UK has with neighbouring countries. It believes increasing the volume of power that can be imported or exported, as demand requirements dictate, could reduce the wholesale price for consumers. Currently, the UK has four such […]

Britain could be energy exporter by 2020s

Britain could be a net energy exporter by the 2020s if it meets its renewable and carbon targets. That’s according to a prediction from National Grid, which has forecast three different scenarios about the nation’s future energy demand in a new report. The report’s ‘Gone Green’ scenario projects how the UK energy market will look if […]