Frequently Asked Questions: (3)

Why connect the UK and Norway?

By allowing the UK and Norway to trade power the interconnector will bring benefits to both countries, North Sea Link would:

  • Help secure electricity supplies for the UK and Norway
  • Help increase opportunities for shared use of renewable energy - hydropower from Norway and a mix of generation including wind power in the UK
  • Provide additional transmission capacity for suppliers and generators of electricity to trade more effectively
  • Contribute to┬ámore stable electricity prices in both countries