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Ofgem gives conditional nod to 220-MW Scottish interconnector plan

UK energy regulator Ofgem said today it has given the thumbs-up to the construction of a 220-MW high-voltage transmission line that will connect the Orkney Islands with the Scottish mainland.

read more... 17/09/2019


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