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BritNed

Wikipedia: BritNed is a high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) submarine power cable between the Isle of Grain in Kent, the United Kingdom; and Maasvlakte in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The BritNed interconnection would serve as a vital link for the foreseeable European super grid project.

[britned.com]
[en.wikipedia.org] – BritNed
[ofgem.gov.uk] – BritNed Development Ltd, Application for EU exemption, 2006
[hoogspanningsnet.com] – Dutch article abour NorNed and BritNed.

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European Supergrid

Youtube text: Statnett and TenneT are installing the world’s longest submarine high voltage cable between Norway and the Netherlands. This animation gives a short overview about this extraordinary cable project.

[wikipedia] – European Supergrid
[wikipedia] – NorNed. Operational May 2008, length 580 km, budget € 600 million, power 700 MW.
[wikipedia] – BritNed. Operational April 2011, length 260 km, budget € 600 million, power 1000 MW.
[wikipedia] – NorGer. Operational in future, length 570 km, power 1400 MW.

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Norway Wants to Become Europe’s Battery Pack

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Because wind and solar energy are inconsistent, energy managers are looking for ways to fill in the gaps when it is dark outside and the air is still. A Norwegian company wants to turn hydroelectric power stations in the north into Europe’s battery packs.

[spiegel.de]

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