Policy Sam Morgan - 16/December/2021

Cross-border cables hold a crucial role in the energy transition

An interconnected transmission grid in Europe would result in lower prices and greater levels of clean energy. But several nations are falling behind on export capacity leading to some member states looking beyond the Union’s borders

Pandemic recovery funds may be put towards increasing the flow of electrons between neighbours

PRIVATE POWER Europe’s cable companies are investing in production capacity to meet anticipated demand

FURTHER AFIELD Countries on Europe’s border frustrated by a lack of progress inside the Union are analysing opportunities outside of the block to improve interconnectivity

KEY QUOTE The growing renewables share in the power mix leads to fundamental changes in power flows, which requires new forms of load management and new power grid models ...

 

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