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Voltalia starts construction of transmission line in Brazil for 2-GW wind cluster

French renewable power plants operator Voltalia SA announced on Thursday it has commenced the construction works on a 500-kV transmission line that will enable connecting 2 GW of wind power generating capacity.

read more... 08/02/2019


German TSOs to develop Ultranet power line

Western and southern German TSOs Amprion and TransnetBW on Wednesday submitted a bid to develop a north-south power transmission line that is a key part of the country's effort to shift from nuclear and thermal energy.

read more... 18/12/2014


Alstom wins electricity connection contracts in India, Korea, Canada

French electrical engineering conglomerate Alstom has won deals estimated at a total value of about 800 million euros to construct high-voltage direct current electricity transmission lines in India, South Korea and Canada, according to the firm.

read more... 26/08/2014


Germany to speed up power grid expansion

The German federal cabinet approved the law to accelerate the construction of 2,800 km of new high-voltage transmission lines, to help transport energy produced from renewable sources of northern Germany to the industrial centers of southern Germany, which are in shortage of energy.

read more... 20/12/2012


China to develop the largest power transmission line in the world

The State Grid Corp. of China has launched the construction of what is claimed will be the largest capacity power line in the world.

read more... 16/05/2012