Denmark-Netherlands subsea power cable reaches Dutch coastStaff Writer | November 12, 2018
Reuters reported that a subsea power line set to link the networks of Denmark and the Netherlands reached the Dutch coast as part of plans to share excess electricity from wind farms and other sources.
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Mr Jeroen Brouwers, spokesman for Dutch grid operator TenneT said that "This is an important step towards the integration of electricity networks in western Europe. We will now have the first link between the Netherlands and Denmark, adding to existing connections with Norway and Britain."
TenneT and Danish counterpart Energinet.dk have invested 621 million euros (USD 705 million) in the project, supported by a 86 million euro subsidy from the European Commission as part of efforts to build a European electricity network. ■