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IFA Damaged during storm Angus

The Interconnexion France-Angleterre was damaged on Sunday Nov 20th 2016. Four out of its eight cables were cut, reducing its capacity by 1 Gigawatt. IFA2, currently under planning to come ashore at Daedalus is designed to provide additional capaciy. The interconnectors allow the UK to buy electricity from France, which has a large nuclear generating capacity. To read the report from the Daily Telegraph click here.