24 Feb '17, 1pm

France-UK tunnel link gets go-ahead

France-UK tunnel link gets go-ahead

The ElecLink project will see a 69km cable installed in the Channel Tunnel to carry power between the two countries. It is set to be the first time an interconnector cable will be installed in a working rail tunnel. Commercial operation is due to begin in 2020. The project is being developed by the EuroTunnel Group. It said the project would have a low environmental impact as it could make use of the existing Channel Tunnel infrastructure for its cable system, thus avoiding any interference with marine life. It will connect the UK grid at Folkstone, southeast England, with the French grid near Calais in northern France. Siemens has recieved the order to supply the two high-voltage direct-current converters stations to be installed at each end of the link. The foundation stone of the UK converter station was laid yesterday at a ceremony attended by UK junior energy minister...

Full article: http://www.windpowermonthly.com/article/1425316/france-uk...

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