• Why are Interconnectors Needed?

The UK Government and The European Commission have identified that interconnectors are vital for achieving an integrated energy market in which families and firms get the best value for their money.

These links will help achieve the Government’s ambition of widening access to international markets, thereby increasing competition and security of supply.

There are four existing interconnectors to other countries. There are also a number of interconnectors proposed, connecting the UK to countries such as Ireland, Belgium, Norway, Denmark and France.

These links will help achieve the Government’s ambition of widening access to international markets, thus increasing competition and security of supply.