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The Nemo Link® project has submitted a number of consent applications for the construction of an electrical interconnector between the UK and Belgium known as the Nemo Link® interconnector.

Applications made to UK authorities have been made in the name of National Grid Nemo Link Limited and applications made to authorities in France and Belgium have been made in the name of Elia Asset SA.

Copies of the application documents are available to download below.

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Compulsory Purchase Order

Nemo Link has submitted the following Compulsory Purchase Order and associated documents.

National Grid Nemo Link Limited (Pegwell Bay) Compulsory Purchase Order 2014

Appendix R of ODPM Circular 6/04 on Compulsory Purchase and the Crichel Down Rules

National Grid Nemo Link Limited’s Interconnector Licence, Ofgem, 8 March 2013

Third Package of Legislative Proposals for Electricity and Gas Markets, European Commission, 19 September 2007

European Commission Communication COM (2010), Europe 2020: A strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth

Regulation (EU) No 347/2013 of 17 April 2013 on guidelines for trans-European energy infrastructure (‘the TEN-E Regulation’)

List of ‘Projects of Common Interest’ under the TEN-E Regulation, as set out in Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1391/2013 of 14 October 2013

European Commission Communication COM (2010) 0677 ‘Energy infrastructure priorities for 2020 and beyond – A Blueprint for an integrated European energy network’

Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council conclusions of 28 February 2011 (6950/11)

The European Parliament resolution of 6 July 2011 (2010/2242/(INI))

The European Council conclusion of 4 February 2011 (EUCO 2/1/11 REV 1 CO EUR 2 CONCL1)

Renewable Energy Strategy, Cm 7686, DECC, 15 July 2009

The Energy White Paper 2007 (CM 7124)

The Overarching National Policy Statement for Energy (EN-1), July 2011

The National Policy Statement for Electricity Networks Infrastructure (EN-5), July 2011

The National Planning Policy Framework

Dover District Local Plan 2002 saved policies and 2010 adopted Core Strategy

Thanet Local Plan 2006 saved policies, and preferred option pre-consultation draft Local Plan 2014

Kent Waste and Minerals plan saved policies

Marine Licence granted for the subsea cables within UK territorial waters by Marine Management Organisation dated 23 December 2013 (ref MLA/2013/00072)

Authorisation to lay offshore electricity cables in Belgian territorial waters by Belgian Federal Secretary of State for Energy dated 9 April 2014 (ref EB-2013-0019-A)

Consent for the part of Nemo Link which passes through French waters by French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy dated 11 June 2013 (ref 13014350)

ODPM Circular 6/04 on Compulsory Purchase and the Crichel Down Rules

Decision on the cap and floor regime for the GB-Belgium interconnector project Nemo, Ofgem, 2 December 2014

CLG Guidance on Planning Act 2008: Guidance related to procedures for the compulsory acquisition of land

Thanet District Council’s report on the application for planning permission and the representations received

Dover District Council’s report on the application for planning permission and the representations received

Statement of Reasons for making of the National Grid Nemo Link Limited (Pegwell Bay) Compulsory Purchase Order 2014

Application for confirmation of the National Grid Nemo Link Limited (Pegwell Bay) Compulsory Purchase Order 2014

Objections to the confirmation of the Order

Notice by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change of the holding of an inquiry into the confirmation of the Order

Statement of Case

UK onshore application

Nemo Link Planning Drawings (combined) (44.6MB)
Individual drawings are available on request. Please contact us if you would like any further information.

Design and Access Statement (5.1MB)

Arboricultural Impact Assessment (8.6MB)

BREEAM Assessment (0.5MB)

Environmental Statement Non-Technical Summary (0.7MB)

Environmental Statement Volume 1 Main Report (3MB)

Nemo Link Environmental Statement Figures (154MB)

Environmental Statement Volume 2 Appendices Part 1 (72MB)

Environmental Statement Volume 3 Appendices Part 2 (20MB)

Outline Waste Management Plan (0.5MB)

Sustainability Assessment Report (1.1MB)

03 NGNLL Effect on Integrity of European Conservation Interest Applicant’s Submission Final Sept 2013 (13.5MB)

Owners Notified (28KB)

Planning Statement (6.5MB)

Previous Correspondence (1.6MB)

Representations received compilation (3.3MB)

Response to Representations (0.3MB)

TEP Letter to TDC and DDC September 2013 (0.2MB)

UK Belgium Interconnector Addendum (0.2MB)

Marine application

UK marine application
Nemo Link UK Marine Environmental Statement (58.2MB)

Nemo Link UK Marine Non-Technical Summary (1.6MB)

Volume II Nemo Marine ES Tech Appendix High Qual (95.8MB)

Development of an Interconnector between the United Kingdom and Belgium (168KB)

Belgium marine application
Belgium Offshore Environmental Impact Assessment 1 (6.6MB)

Belgium Offshore Environmental Impact Assessment 2 (0.6MB)

Maps (15.9MB)

Nemo Belgian EIR Non-technical summary (Dutch) (1.5MB)

Nemo Belgian EIR Non-technical summary (English) (0.7MB)

Nemo Belgian EIR Non-technical summary (French) (0.8MB)

France marine application
France Offshore Environmental Report (23.2MB)

Technical Document: Project Description (English) (2.6MB)

Submission archive

March 2013 UK onshore application (withdrawn)