Nemo (Elia)

The first interconnection between Belgium and the United Kingdom

Elia is working with National Grid on a project to build a subsea and underground cable to allow electricity to flow in either direction between Belgium and the United Kingdom.

Benefits

  • enhance security of supply
  • open up the electricity market to more competition, which will have a positive effect on electricity prices, benefitting companies and the community.
  • Support the development of renewables
Timing

The engineering design work and site preparation will begin in 2015 and it’s anticipated that the interconnector will go into commercial operation in 2019.

More information:

http://www.nemo-link.com/.

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