Viking Link is a 765 km underwater electricity cable, which will be completed by end of 2023, will run under the North Sea from Lincolnshire to South Jutland, Denmark. The 1.4 gigawatt interconnector, which will provide enough energy to power one and a half million homes, represents a significant step in the UK’s journey to net zero as it will enable the sharing of large volumes of renewable energy between the two countries for the first time.
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The joint venture project is owned and operated by National Grid Ventures, part of National Grid, and Energinet, the Danish electricity system owner and operator.
Minister for Energy and Clean Growth, Kwasi Kwarteng, said: “This major construction project will put Lincolnshire firmly at the heart of our economic recovery. Not only will this scheme create local green-collar jobs across the