News - April 2024

4/30/2024 12:46:06 PM

National Grid’s Viking Link interconnector recognised by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™

The Viking Link interconnector between the UK and Denmark has been recognised by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Record-breaking link has been named the longest land subsea HVDC interconnector Official adjudicator visited the project’s Lincolnshire converter station to present the title

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4/18/2024 1:04:31 PM

National Grid launches Viking Link, the next step towards a North Sea super-grid

The £1.8bn project connects the UK with Denmark was launched today. With a capacity of 1.4GW, Viking Link will be able to power up to 2.5million UK homes and is the longest land and subsea cable in the world. Viking Link will deliver £5.2bn in benefits to UK consumers. As the UK’s first connection with renewable energy-rich Denmark, Viking Link will be instrumental in both countries achieving net zero carbon emissions.

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