Timeline

October 2016 – Grid Connection Agreement with National Grid signed

December 2016 – Interconnector Licence granted by Ofgem

May 2017 – Grid Connection Offer (PTF) with RTE signed

January 2018 – Initial Project Assessment decision on Cap and Floor scheme by Ofgem

March 2018 – Awarded status of Project of Common Interest

Spring 2019 – Offshore, nearshore and onshore survey

Spring 2019 – Invitation to Tender for Engineering Procurement and Construction contract

Autumn 2019 – Applications for development consents in UK and France

Summer 2020 – Selection of Engineering Procurement and Construction contractor(s)

Autumn 2020 – Approval of development consents in UK and France

End 2020 – Financial Close/ Start of construction

End 2023 – Commercial operation