Offshore link scheme 'too complex'

February 2008
Utility Week;2/1/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 14, p31
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the proposed offshore electricity transmission in Great Britain. Developers of offshore windfarms have voiced concern that the government's proposals for offshore electricity transmission are so complex that they will delay connection of their projects to the onshore grid. Critics fear that delays will occur during regulator Ofgem's competitive tender process for offshore transmission owners, who will be licensed to design, build, finance and maintain offshore connections.


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