Scotland and N Ireland plan power links

February 2008
Utility Week;2/29/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p31
Trade Publication
The article reports that energy links between Scotland and Northern Ireland will be strengthened to exploit renewable energy resources. A subsea grid will connect renewable schemes in the Atlantic to both countries, according to Scotland's first minister Alex Salmond. Ministers will consider a proposal to request funds for a feasibility study under the Interreg Cross Border Programme of the European Union.


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