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Technology and net-zero drive Africa-Europe connection plans


Issue 437 - 29 Apr 2021

The launch of a project to bring renewable power generated in the southern part of Morocco directly to the UK is one of five high-voltage direct current (HVDC) interconnections now planned between North Africa and Europe. Alongside the Moroccan Xlinks project, similar schemes in Tunisia and Egypt are united by the common conceptual approach of enabling European countries to replace the 60% of primary energy now imported as fossil fuels. However, the underlying political and commercial motivations, as well as the technological details, differ in each case.

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