Interconnectors in Europe

 

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Upcoming Electricity Connectors

  1. SK4: Connection between Norway and Denmark; Owned by Statnett and Energinet.dk; Capacity is 600MW monopolar; Expected to be operational by 2014
  2. NorNed2: Connection between Norway and Netherlands; Owned by Statnett and TenneT; Capacity is 700MW monopolar; Expected to be operational by 2015-2016
  3. Nord.Link: Connection between Norway and ??; Owned by Statnett and transpower; Capacity is 1400MW bipolar; Expected to be operational by 2017-2018
  4. NorGer: Connection between Norway and Germany; Owned by Statnett, Agder, Lyse and EDI; Capacity is 1400MW bipolar; Expected to be operational by 2015-2016
  5. SydVest-linken: Connection between Norway and ??; Owned by Statnett and ??; Capacity is 1200MW bipolar; Expected to be operational by 2016-2017
  6. NorthConnect: Connection between Norway and Scotland; Joint study by Vattenfall, Agder Energi, E-CO, Lyse, and Scottish and Southern Energy. Check the press release.
  7. Inelfe (Electrical Interconnect France-Spain): A 64.5km connection between France and Spain; Owned by RTE (France) and REE (Spain); Capacity is 2000MW on HVDC PLUS technology; Expected to be operational by 2013. Read more here

Existing Electricity Connectors

  1. Baltic Cable: Connection between Norway and Sweden; Owned by Baltic Cable AB, a unit owned by E.ON Sverige AB and Statkraft; Capacity is 600MW monopolar; Operational since ??
  2. Fenno-Skan1: Connection between Sweden and Finland; Owned by Fingrid and Svenska Kraftnat; Capacity is 500MW monopolar; Operational since ??
  3. Italy-Greece: Connection between Italy and Greece; Owned by ENEL and PPC; Capacity is 500MW monopolar; Operational since ??
  4. Konti-Skan2: Connection between Sweden and Denamrk; Owned by ??; Capacity is 300MW monopolar; Operational since ??
  5. SwePol: Connection between Sweden and Poland; Owned by SwePol Link AB, which is jointly owned by Svenska Kraftnat (51%), Vattenfall AB (16%) and PSE-Operator (33%); Capacity is 600MW monopolar; Operational since ??
  6. NorNed: Connection between Norway and Netherlands; Owned by Statnett and TenneT; Capacity is 700MW
  7. BritNed: Connection between UK and Netherlands; Owned by National Grid and TenneT; Capacity is 1000MW; Operational since April 2011

Upcoming Natural Gas Interconnectors

  1. Nord Stream Pipeline: Connection between Russia (Vyborg) and Germany (Greifswald) via Baltic Sea; Owned by Nord Stream AG which is joint venture of Gazprom (51%), BASF SE/Wintershall Holding AG (20%), E.ON Ruhrgas (20%) and Gasunie (9%); Capacity will be 55 billion cubic meters (bcm) per annum; Length ??km; Planned for operational in 2012
  2. Poland-Czech Pipeline: Connection between Poland and Czech Republic; Owned by GAZ-SYSTEM S.A., Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA (PGNiG), Handen Sp. z o.o. and KRI S.A; Capacity will be 500 million cubic meters (mcm) per annum; Length 30km (20km in Poland & 10km in Czech Republic); Planned for operational in 2011
  3. Spain-French Gas Interconnector: running along the mediterreanean coast. Estimated capacity 7-7.5bn cubic meters (bcm) per year
  4. Interconnection Turkey, Greece and Italy (ITGI): pipeline for Italy and Europe to import natural gas from Caspian Sea and Middle East. Estimated capacity 8 bn cubic meters (bcm) per year

Existing Natural Gas Interconnectors

  1. Trans Austria Gas (TAG) Pipeline: Connection from Russia to Italy via Austria; Owned by TAG GmbH which is jointly owned by Eni SpA (89%) and OMV (11%); Capacity is 41 billion cubic meters (bcm) per annum; Length is 380km; Operational since 1960
  2. (TEN) Pipeline: Connection from Dutch border via Germany to Transitgas pipeline on Swiss border; Owned by Eni SpA; Capacity is ?? billion cubic meters (bcm) per annum; Length is around 500km; Operational since 1974
  3. Transitgas Pipeline: Connection from French/German border via Switzerland to Italy; Owned by Transitgas AG which is jointly owned by Swissgas AG (51%), Eni SpA (46%) and E.ON Ruhrgas AG (3%); Capacity is 35 billion cubic meters (bcm) per annum; Length is around 292km; Operational since 1974

3 Comments

  1. THOMAZO
    Posted November 10, 2011 at 4:00 PM | Permalink

    http://www.rte-france.com/fr/nos-activites/nos-projets/languedoc-roussillon/france-espagne-interconnexion-electrique-des-pyrenees-catalanes/le-projet-inelfe

    because the interconnector between france and spain doesn’t appear in your nice website
    By the way, i’ m happy to congratulate you for this interesting website
    Benoit THOMAZO interconnection Director EDF France

  2. admin
    Posted November 14, 2011 at 6:29 PM | Permalink

    Thomazo, Thanks for pointing out the missing interconnector. I will include this now. Jagjit

  3. kaya
    Posted January 6, 2012 at 10:04 PM | Permalink

    Would be great if you could add conventional AC interconnectors too
    I know france has some connections with germany and italy for example