Privately Funded Cross-Channel Electricity Link Submitted
A privately funded electricity link between England and France has been submitted. It will cost £1.1 billion and will stretch for 148 miles between Lovedean in Hampshire and Normandy in northern France.
The plan has been submitted by Aquind Ltd. The two-way link has the potential to supply up to 5% of Britain’s energy requirements. The energy supplied should be also be cheaper and greener, Aquind say.
If the Planning Inspectorate approve the application, energy should start being delivered beneath the channel by 2023.Read More