Boost for England-Scotland electricity ‘superhighway’

Plans for an electricity “superhighway” between Scotland and the UK have moved a step closer to reality, following approval of the scheme’s marine licence. The link, which will be delivered in partnership by SSEN Transmission with National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET), will see the creation of a 2GW subsea transmission cable from Peterhead in Scotland to Drax, Yorkshire in England.

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