Normandy to England Channel electricity link received all consents in UKStaff Writer | December 13, 2017
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has issued a comprehensive decision for the IFA2 (Interconnexion France-Angleterre) project under the TEN-E Regulations, after it attained all of the required statutory consents in UK consenting regime.
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MMO Senior Marine Licensing Manager Matthew Kinmond said: "This is the first comprehensive decision from the MMO under the TEN-E Regulations and the first in the UK for a cross-border and multiple consenting regime interconnector project. It represents a major milestone for the IFA2 project.
Dave Luetchford Head of IFA2 from National Grid said: "Enhancing Great Britain’s energy connection to France will bring a number of benefits, including increasing security of electricity supplies for both countries and providing opportunities for shared use of renewable energy." ■