BritNed Development Limited

BritNed Development Limited is a joint venture of Dutch TSO TenneT and British National Grid and operates the electricity link between Great Britain and The Netherlands which was commissioned in 2011.

Towards a single European market

The BritNed Interconnector is a significant link in the development of a European transmission grid to meet industrial and consumer demand. It plays a critical part in the European Union's strategy to achieve a common European energy market.

Facts & Figures

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Powering Europe's Future

Benefits

  • Greater security of supply

    in Great Britain and The Netherlands

  • Increased diversity of supply

    enables integration of electricity generated by wind farms

  • Greater interconnection

    to achieve a common European market

  • Open access to all market participants

    providing greater import and export opportunities

  • Flexible product portfolio

    offering implicit and explicit auctions