LionLink

A proposed 1.8GW Multi-Purpose Interconnector (MPI) proposal from National Grid Ventures to link between the UK and the Netherlands. Proposed to connect to the grid at Frsiton and a second non-statutory consultation in Oct 2023 proposed landfall at Walberswick.

SPS responses:

(Lionlink was previously known as Eurolink until the proposals were rebranded in April 2023).

More details on the proposals is available at National Grid Ventures Limited – Lionlink.


Sea Link

A new 2GW High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) undersea electricity link between Suffolk and Kent. Land fall has been proposed between Thorpeness and Aldeburgh with connection to the grid at Friston. A converter station will be required at Saxmundham.

SPS responses:

More details on the proposals is available at National Grid Electricity Transmission – Sea Link.


Nautilus

A new 1.4GW Multi-Purpose Interconnector (MPI) between the UK and Belgium. National Grid Ventures considered connection and landfall sites at the Suffolk coast. However, in May 2023 National Grid Ventures announced connection point likely to be at the Isle of Grain in Kent