The North Sea link interconnector between England and Norway opened in 2021 and is the world’s longest subsea electricity interconnector. It has a current capacity of 1400MW. Eleclink opened in 2022, has a capacity of 1200MW and runs through the channel tunnel.
Current generation data, except solar, is licensed and obtained from the Balancing Mechanism Reporting System (BMRS) API feed produced by Elexon. Solar and embedded wind generation data comes from the Electricity System Operator (ESO) (a division of National Grid) feed. Current generation data is updated at 10-minute intervals; embedded generation data and detailed transfers (imports/exports) data updates every 30 minutes. Historic generation data comes from UK Gov’t Electricity Statistics.