NW Engineers Annual Lecture 2013

Organised by the Joint Institutions Group

Tuesday 10 December 2013

6.00pm - 8.00pm

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6BH

Free and open to all.

Mark Pearce, Project Director


Water and Electricity Do Mix! - An introduction to NEMO Link

This free event is open to all and is organised by the Joint Institutions Group (NW). Tea/coffee will be available from 6pm with the lecture starting at 6.30pm.

Nemo Link® is the name of the project to install the UK’s first electricity interconnector with Belgium. It is a joint project between National Grid Nemo Link Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Grid plc and the Belgian transmission system operator, Elia.

The Nemo interconnector will consist of high voltage direct current (hvdc) subsea and underground cables connected to a converter station and an electricity substation in each country,

Nemo Link will have a capacity of 1,000MW and will be 130km in length connecting the high voltage electricity transmission system in Great Britain at Richborough in Kent and the Belgian transmission system in Zeebrugge.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This event could be part of your CPD, including as part of the CPD process for Chartered status. Further details can be found at www.bcs.org/cpd