Europe North Sea grid seen furthering market coupling

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The "super grid" will connect the offshore wind farms in northern Europe with the solar panels in southern Europe, allowing countries with a surplus of energy to pass it along to countries with higher demand.

The European Commission said "a blueprint for a North Sea offshore grid should be developed to interconnect national electricity grids in northwest Europe and plug-in the numerous planned offshore wind projects".

The project has been welcomed as a way of furthering integration in European p