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.
Community Information Day on the UK Interconnector Converter Station and High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) cable route was held in Boddam on the 26th of February, 52 people attended. Questions with regard to what will look like, noise levels and ecological impacts were discussed. The information boards displayed can be viewed by downloading them from the downloads page.
NorthConnect has been included in the EU's 10 Year Network Development Plan (TYNDP) 2014 and ranked among the most important projects with PCI (Project of Common Interest) status for Socio-Economic Welfare, CO2 Reduction and Integration of Renewables across Europe.