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The first power transmission on May 25 on a cable connecting France and the United Kingdom

The first power transmission on May 25 on a cable connecting France and the United Kingdom

Channel Tunnel Operator Ketling announced on Friday that the first power transmission on the cable connecting France and the United Kingdom would take place on May 25. “World debut“.

Turnover of 100 million euros per gigawatt capacity

All pre-order operations have been finalized and Ketling will be able to begin its business operations with British transmission system operator National Grid and French RTE, he said in a statement. “The first power transmission will take place on May 25, 2022 via a 52 km long cable installed in the Channel Tunnel, thus becoming the first in the world.“, He said again.

Named “ElecLink“A gigawatt-capacity electric cable stretched across a tunnel between France and England, or”Equivalent to the electricity consumption of 1.65 million households“, According to the group.”ElecLink contributes to the security of the supply chain and the decarbonization of energy consumed, allowing for better access to electricity“, He promised in a press release. According to estimates made in February, this new relationship between France and the United Kingdom should bring in a turnover of 100 million euros and an additional gross operating surplus of 80 million (Ebitda).

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