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Europe's renewable energy revolution

Original story at the Guardian• 9 mentions • 1 month ago

the Guardian 1 month ago

More than 2km down a dark tunnel deep inside a Norwegian mountain, a drilling machine is boring out holes in the rock. It’s part of a major project that will connect Britain to Norway’s huge hydroelectric power supplies, passing power lines through the mountain near Kvilldal, southwest Norway, before laying the world’s longest undersea power cable, 450km long, to Blyth in Northumberland. It will take years to build, but when it is completed, the UK could import 1,400 megawatts of electricity, enough to power more than 750,000 homes. It will also allow Britain to export any surplus wind energy back ...
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20 Mar
Thomas J. Thias @AmazingChevVolt
RT @IRENA: A look at the plans to further interconnect Europe’s power grid—Norway’s hydropower to the UK https://t.co/vVseES5Xb2 via @Guard…
19 Mar
Tom Raftery @TomRaftery
Connecting grids allows more widespread sharing of renewable energy, & stabilizes grids despite variable generation https://t.co/d8zkXnr0QP
18 Mar
Atanu Basu @atanubasu
Europe's renewable energy revolution https://t.co/bIUlPlJdsf
18 Mar
climatehawk1 @climatehawk1
Quietly, inexorably, Europe ramps up #cleanenergy | @Guardian https://t.co/OPK6hQfQTw #climate #globalwarming… https://t.co/QrPDndL37Q
17 Mar
jimcaruso @jimcaruso
Europe's renewable energy revolution https://t.co/8qJ5M9YvTK
17 Mar
Leah Lamb @leahlamb
RT @RoadThruParis: Europe's renewable #energy revolution https://t.co/Rzx15NbEh6 via @guardian https://t.co/sdXqJ3Dq2l
17 Mar
Raul Zambrano @raulza
Europe's renewable energy revolution - https://t.co/jRjIdoIvf0
17 Mar
All-Energy @AllEnergy
Europe's renewable energy revolution: a new grid that will cross national borders https://t.co/x8WqzgzwXs
17 Mar
Environmental New @EnvironmentaNew
Europe's renewable energy revolution - The Guardian https://t.co/jARI3U1xxr