More interconnection: improving energy security and lowering bills
This statement sets out government’s views on further interconnection and makes proposals for improving identification of interconnection opportunities and assessing the impacts of proposed projects.
This statement recognises the potential interconnection has to contribute to our energy policy objectives. It sets out government’s views on further interconnection and makes proposals for improving how Britain identifies interconnection opportunities and assesses the impacts of proposed projects. It also points to relevant initiatives, such as the work underway by Ofgem to clarify the regulatory models that will be available for future interconnectors.
Government has also published an independent analytical report it commissioned assessing the impacts to Great Britain of further electricity interconnection.
Published 17 December 2013