EnergyWatch

Norwegian cable resistance prompts fears of advantages for Denmark

Danish Viking Link has become a hot topic in Norway, where resistance to a similar cable between Norway and Scotland is growing. Advocates for the Norwegian cable fear that Denmark will end up reaping the financial benefits if the project does not go through.

Photo: Energinet.dk

In both England and Denmark, there has been increasing criticism of plans for the billion-dollar Viking Link connection between the two countries. In Norway, there is also resistance to a similar Norwegian project, NorthConnect, which will run between Norway and Scotland.

In recent weeks, a broad range of industry players and unions have raised criticism against NorthConnect. Big names such as association Norsk Industri and union LO have warned that NorthConnect will make it more expensive for Norwegian companies to buy electricity, which will hinder Norwegian competitiveness.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.
No credit card required.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from EnergyWatch

Danish carbon storage can run at max from day one

TotalEnergies can't see the need to pilot carbon storage under the Harald field in the Danish North Sea. Rather, the supermajor wants to begin at full scale if the Bifrost project manifests. Although much now depends on two forthcoming events: presentation of political strategy and allocation of EUDP money.

Europe’s carbon price has almost tripled in 2021

European carbon futures rose above EUR 80 a tonne on Friday for the first time, testing the resolve of politicians who are promising to act aggressively on climate change while grappling with inflation that’s tearing into economies across the globe.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest News

See all jobs