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British energy sector lays new interconnectors to EU

Imported energy may soon make up 20 percent of the UK's total power consumption.

While the British Parliament is trying to implement Brexit, the UK's energy sector is laying new interconnectors across the channel. Imported energy may soon comprise 20 percent of the UK's total power consumption. The country stands to become more dependent on imported energy on account of Brexit, writes The Guardian.

11 new interconnectors are either under construction or on the drawing table. British utility National Grid is behind three of the planned interconnectors, and Director Jonathan Butterworth notes that one consequence of this will be cheaper power bills for British customers, adding that the new interconnectors are a bright idea.

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