National Grid powers up 149-mile green power cable under English Channel

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IFA2 is expected to avoid 1.2 million tonnes of CO2 in its first year | Credit: National Grid
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IFA2 is expected to avoid 1.2 million tonnes of CO2 in its first year | Credit: National Grid

Seabed interconnector linking Britain and France to allow trade of surplus green power enters testing phase

Britain's latest undersea electricity cable, running 149 miles across the seabed between Portsmouth and Normandy in France, is soon set to begin trading surplus clean power between the two countries, after...

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