KThe ambitious project to supply electricity generated in Morocco to power the United Kingdom will require about 3,800 km of cables. In an interview with the British Press, Xlinks CEO Simon Morish revealed Plans for this project. And the numbers are enough to make you dizzy.
$ 22 billion investment
The $ 22 billion investment envelope will make it possible to set up solar and wind power installations in the Quilmim-out noun area. This 1,500 km solar and wind farm2 Eventually 3.6 GW of power must be supplied. Energy can be saved by installing a 5 gigawatt battery that can deliver 10.5 gigawatts of electricity in the UK phase.
“By the time this project is completed, it will be able to supply 8% of Britain’s electricity needs”
Simon Morish, PDG de Xlinks
“This is enough to provide clean, low-cost energy to more than 7 million UK households by 2030. Upon completion of the project, it will be able to supply 8% of Britain’s electricity needs“, Refers to the CEO of Xlinks in an interview with the company Bloomberg.
To carry electricity, the British Energy Company plans to build a system of four HVDC (high voltage direct current) submarine cables, each 3,800 km long, the world’s longest submarine power connection. Planned in deep water, the current lines will cross Spain, Portugal and France.
The British company plans to set up two factories in the UK to manufacture cables. The first cable is to be laid in 2025 to be put online in 2025. According to Xlinks’ predictions, the other three cables will be laid online by 2029.
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