British wind power was exchanged for Norwegian hydropower. UK Norway has completed the installation of the world’s longest submarine power cable, Stotnet, the Nordic power grid operator, announced on Tuesday (15).
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At an estimated cost of 1.5 to 2 billion euros (PRL 9 to PRL 12.2 billion), 720 km (of which 716 km is underwater), the North Sea Link connects Sultanate in southwestern Scandinavia, Fly (near Newcastle), UK, with its installation on the North Sea bed Goes through, thus strengthening the security of the power supply in both countries.
“When the wind blows hard in the UK, when there is a lot of power generation, we can buy cheap electricity from the British in Norway. In the meantime, we will leave water in our reservoirs,” said the project director from the hydropower companies. Stotnet, part of Thor Anders’ medal.
Instead, it said in a statement that “when the UK needs a little wind and electricity, they can buy hydropower from us”.
The capacity of the new submarine is 1,400 MW.
The connection between the two parts of the cable, which was installed simultaneously in the British and Norwegian regions, was made on Monday night.