Kwarteng rejects examining authority advice and refuses UK-France power cable

The energy minister has refused to grant a Development Consent Order for a UK-France power cable on the grounds that an alternative site for the substation connecting it to the grid had not been “adequately explored”.

by Jonathan Tilley
Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng
Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images

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