Corina Popescu, State Secretary at the Ministry of Energy, said that undersea electricity cable between Romania and Turkey will not be included in the country’s Energy Strategy 2016-2030, since Turkey is no longer interested in the project.
She said that since this is a project which involves several countries, there must be interest on all sides in order to implement it. Turkey seems to has no interest in the project anymore, since it plans to increase the degree of connectivity in AC (alternating current) and not DC (direct current). The project also involved crossing through Bulgarian territorial waters, which would have it even more difficult to implement.
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Tags: electricity, energy strategy, Romania, submarine cable, Turkey