Final decision on ElecLink Limited’s request for an exemption under Article 17 of Regulation (EC) 714/2009 for a Great Britain-France electricity interconnector

Publication date
16th September 2014
Information types
Policy areas

We have decided, in agreement with the Commission de Régulation de l'Energie, to grant ElecLink an exemption, subject to certain conditions, from certain aspects of European legislation.

We have amended our original decision published on 9th April 2014 to reflect amendments requested by the European Commission.

The main document provides a summary of our decision. It also sets out the next steps to give effect to the decision in GB.

Annex 1 sets out the final Joint Opinion of the National Regulatory Authorities on ElecLink Limited’s request for an exemption under Article 17 of Regulation (EC) 714/2009.

Schedule A sets out the final decision of the National Regulatory Authorities to grant ElecLink Limited an exemption and specifies the conditions that the exemption is subject to.