NorthConnect is a project company owned by four partners in Norway, UK and Sweden. Our directive is to plan, build and operate an HVDC interconnector between Norway and the UK. The co-operation agreement between the four partners, Agder Energi, E-CO, Lyse and Vattenfall AB was signed on February 1. 2011. If you are looking for documents to download, please press the "Downloads" button on the top of the page.
The Norwegian election 9th of September resulted in a new political majority. This new political majority has earlier voted against the law amendments, which blocked other companies than the Norwegian TSO, Statnett from obtaining licence for an international interconnector.
At a renewable energy conference in Norway the First Minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, gave his support to the NorthConnect initiative
December 15th Tommy Løvstad was in place as new CEO and project manager of NorthConnect. The current CEO, Jo Viljam Drivdal has withdrawn. Tommy Løvstad has been a communication advisor in the NorthConnect project for the last three years and he was the CEO of another interconnector project (NorGer) for several years.