Electricity Interconnectors

Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 25th May 2016.

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Photo of Bill Cash Bill Cash Chair, European Scrutiny Committee, Chair, European Scrutiny Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, how many terawatt hours of electricity have been imported into the UK by individual interconnectors since 2013.

Photo of Andrea Leadsom Andrea Leadsom The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

The table below shows the net imports of electricity via interconnectors for 2013 to 2015.

TWh

France -

Ireland-

Netherlands-

Ireland-

Total

UK1

N.Ireland2

UK1

Wales1

2013

10.3

0.0

6.3

-2.2

14.4

2014

15.0

0.1

7.9

-2.4

20.5

2015

13.8

0.2

8.0

-1.1

20.9

1. Demand data available on the National Grid website at

www2.nationalgrid.com/UK/Industry-information/Electricity-transmission-operational-data/Data-Explorer/.

2. Data available on the SEMO website at www.sem-o.com/marketdata/pages/energysettlement.aspx.

Further details on imports, exports and transfer of electricity via the interconnectors are available in Energy Trends Table 5.6 at https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/electricity-section-5-energy-trends

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