NorthConnect KS - Notice of grant of an electricity interconnector licence

Publication date
21st June 2016
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 20 June 2016, an electricity interconnector licence was granted under section 6(1)(e) of the Act to NorthConnect KS (company number NO996625001MVA) whose registered office is situated at Serviceboks 603, Lundsiden, 4606 Kristiansand, Norway, authorising it to participate in the operation of the NorthConnect KS interconnector, an electricity interconnector between Great Britain (Peterhead Substation, Boddam, Aberdeenshire) and Norway (Sima Substation, Eidfjord).

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.