Statnett will not establish connection between northern Norway and Sweden

The TSO instead expects that electrification ensure more regular power between north and south.

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Norwegian transmission system operator Statnett has no plans to establish a new grid connection between northern Norway and northern Sweden, as the TSO expects power to come regularly from the south to the north in Sweden as a result of increased electrification of industry.

"We monitor bottlenecks through our work with the Nordic grid development plan for 2021. As of today, we have no plans to build any new grid connection, but we are looking into this type of need," writes Anders Kringstad, head of the department for market analysis at Statnett, in an email to media Montel.

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