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Photo courtesy of Energinet. Viking Link cable pulled ashore on the west coast of Jutland

Viking Link — World’s Longest HVDC Cable Connecting UK & Scandinavia Now Online

The world’s longest electricity cable connection, Viking Link, began pushing electrons from Denmark directly to the UK last week. The DKK 13 billion ($1.92 billion) investment has been almost 4 years in the making and is the first physical connection between the two otherwise completely separate energy systems. Viking Link … [continued]

Grid Transmission Progress In The U.S.

As the U.S. continues to see the highest levels of renewable energy investment in its history, the investment required to expand and improve the energy transmission grid will need to keep pace. This is happening through a combination of private investment and support by the Biden administration. Private companies such … [continued]