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Current status of key electric power transmission projects


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North America


Cardinal–Hickory Creek Project, US 

November 6, 2019
The project, earlier known as Cardinal Bluffs, will connect ATC’s Cardinal substation in the town of Middleton, Wisconsin, with ITC’s proposed Hickory Creek substation in Dubuque County, Iowa.

New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC), US 

November 6, 2019
The proposed project will provide a new link through a ±320 kV high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line between Hydro-Québec and the New England grid.

Moses–Adirondack Smart Path Reliability Project, US 

October 9, 2019
The project has been proposed by NYPA to strengthen the New York state electric power grid, and enable connection of more renewable energy from upstate New York to the state’s power system.

Haymarket Transmission Line and Substation Project, US 

October 9, 2019
The new line is necessary to help power a data centre in Haymarket owned by an Amazon subsidiary, and to keep the system reliable.



Latin America


Miracema–Lajeado Line (Circuit 2), Lajeado–Palmas Line (Circuits 1 and 2) and Other Associated Network Expansion Project, Brazil 

November 5, 2019
The project was awarded to the developer in April 2016, as Lot P during Auction No. 013/2015 (first part), hosted by Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL).

Guaíba 3–Gravataí Transmission Line and Associated Network Project, Brazil 

November 5, 2019
The project forms Lot 10 of the Auction No. 04/2018 that was hosted by Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL) in December 2018.

Estreito–Cachoeira Paulista C1 and C2 Transmission Line Project, Brazil 

November 5, 2019
The developer won the project under Lot 18 of the Auction No. 05/2016 that was hosted by Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL).

Mesquita–João Neiva 2 Line and Associated Network Project, Brazil 

November 5, 2019
The developer won the project as Lot 22 during the Auction No. 013/2015 that was hosted by Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL) in October 2016.



Asia Pacific


±800 kV Raigarh–Pugalur HVDC Transmission Line, India 

November 6, 2019
The project entails the construction of a ±800 kV high voltage direct current (HVDC) corridor to evacuate power from the thermal power-rich western states and transmit it to the power-starved southern states of India.

765 kV Ajmer–Phagi HVDC Line Project, India 

November 6, 2019
The project aims to evacuate power from the renewable energy (RE) power projects in Rajasthan.

Western Region Strengthening Scheme XXI (WRSS-XXI) (Part-A), India 

November 6, 2019
The project aims to help relieve over-loadings observed in Gujarat’s intra-state system due to renewable energy (RE) injections into the Bhuj pooling station (PS).

Transmission System Associated with Rajasthan Solar Energy Zone Part-D, India 

October 3, 2019
The project involves the construction of the transmission system associated with `Long-Term Application (LTA) from Rajasthan Solar Energy Zone (SEZ) Part-D’ and is associated with the Green Energy Corridor (GEC) project, which aims to evacuate power from the renewable energy (RE) power projects in Rajasthan.



Europe


Avonmouth−Bridgwater Link, UK 

November 5, 2019
National Grid has proposed executing an upgrade of the power network associated with Electricite de France’s (EDF) Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in Somerset, UK.

Smârdan–Gutinaș Transmission Line, Romania 

November 5, 2019
The project is an integral part of the Project of Common Interest (PCI) cluster—Black Sea Corridor— which aims to significantly strengthen the national power system and secure electricity supply.

Crete—Mainland Interconnection Project, Greece 

November 5, 2019
The interconnector project is being developed to connect Crete’s isolated systems to support the integration of future renewable energy sources (RES).

Celtic Interconnector Project, Ireland–France 

November 5, 2019
The 700 MW project aims to increase electricity trade within Europe by connecting connect the north coast of Brittany (in France) to the south coast of Ireland.



Middle East & Africa


Mozambique–Malawi Transmission Interconnection Project 

November 6, 2019
The project includes the construction of the 218-km-long, 400 kV transmission line connecting the Matambo substation in the western Mozambican province of Tete and the Phombeya substation in Malawi.

Temane Transmission Project (TTP), Mozambique 

October 3, 2019
The Temane Transmission Project (TTP) of the Temane Regional Electricity Project (TREP) aims to enhance the transmission capacity for domestic and regional markets, and increase generation capacity via private sector participation.

Caia–Nacala Transmission Project, Mozambique 

October 3, 2019
Also known as the Second Chimuara–Nacala Power Transmission Project, itaims to support the development of the power sector in the Northern Region of Mozambique inthe medium to long term.

Mambilla Network Connection Project, Nigeria 

October 3, 2019
The Mambilla Network Connection project aims to evacuate power from the 3.5 GW Mambilla hydro power plant (HPP) to be located in Taraba.