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COVID-19 and Viking Link construction works

The construction of Viking Link is a key part of the development of national infrastructure for the UK and Denmark. The two partners, National Grid and Energinet, together with our contractors, have assessed the COVID-19 impacts on the manufacturing and construction works. In line with current government guidelines in Denmark, Great Britain and the countries involved in the manufacturing of cables and converters, essential work on the Viking Link interconnector project continues. Some of the activities are works that need to take place today, to ensure the running of the network tomorrow.

National Grid’s Viking Link project launches schools programme in Lincolnshire

National Grid has launched a three-year series of educational workshops for school pupils in Lincolnshire. The workshops will be directly linked to the National Curriculum and will feature activities relevant to the construction timeline of a subsea electricity cable - currently being built between the UK and Denmark, known locally as the Viking Link interconnector.