National Grid IFA 2 Limited - Notice of Grant of an Electricity Interconnector Licence

Publication date
12th November 2014
Information type
Policy area

NOTICE UNDER SECTION 6A(5) OF THE ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 OF THE GRANT OF AN ELECTRICITY INTERCONNECTOR  LICENCE

Pursuant to section 6A(5) of the Electricity Act 1989 (“the Act”), the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (“the Authority”) hereby gives notice that on 12 November 2014, an electricity interconnector licence was granted under section 6(1)(e) of the Act to National Grid IFA 2 Limited (company number 09129992) whose registered office is situated at 1-3 Strand, London, WC2N 5EH, United Kingdom authorising it to participate in the operation of the IFA 2 interconnector, an electricity interconnector between Great Britain (Chilling, 400kV substation) and France (Tourbe).

A copy of this licence is available from the Ofgem Library, 9 Millbank, London, SW1P 3GE (020 7901 7003) or by email at library@ofgem.gov.uk.

Lesley Nugent

Duly authorised on behalf of the Authority

Note: An electricity interconnector licence authorises a person to operate an electricity interconnector. It is not an authorisation to construct the interconnector. Construction of the interconnector is subject to separate planning processes including the obtaining of any consents or permits required from relevant authorities, including the relevant planning authority.