Ambitious Icelandic wind project aims to export power to UK grid

Uncorrelated output from North Atlantic would diversify UK’s existing wind generation profile, but the project is a step-up in industry ambition

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The UK could start importing vast volumes of offshore wind power from Iceland via dedicated long-distance subsea cables, just in time to replace the last retiring coal-fired power stations. That’s the vision of Anglo-American joint venture wind developer Hecate Independent Power, which has unveiled a highly ambitious plan for 10 GW of fixed and floating…

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