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Submarine cable to connect 10.5 GW wind-solar complex in Morocco to the UK grid

UK-based Xlinks is planning to build 10.5 GW of wind and solar in Morocco and sell the power generated by the huge plant in the UK. This should be made possible by a 3,800 km high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line that would be connected to locations in Wales and Devon. The company’s CEO, Simon Morrish, spoke with pv magazine about the ambitious project, and on how it should become feasible.

read more... 23/04/2021


Electricity North West unveils £2bn investment plan

Electricity North West has set out a draft plan to invest almost £2 billion in the region’s power network before 2028.

read more... 15/04/2021


France turns net power importer on higher demand, lower nuclear output

France was a net importer of power in Week 14 (April 5-11) as cold temperatures saw power demand rise sharply after the Easter weekend, while a combination of planned and forced outages in EDF's nuclear fleet saw its generation at a six-month low.

read more... 13/04/2021


Britain will have enough electricity over summer - National Grid

Britain should have enough electricity to meet demand over the summer months, the country's National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) said on Thursday, even though peak demand could be slightly higher than last year.

read more... 08/04/2021


Lithuania sets up grid-linked energy storage pilot with Siemens in 'post-Soviet' move

Project near capital Vilnius to underpin potential for rapid expansion of renewable energies and increase independence from Russian power imports

read more... 07/04/2021