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Current status of key electric power transmission projects


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North America


Ten West Link Project, US 

January 3, 2020
The project will provide another interconnection between Arizona and California, and is intended to strengthen the electrical grid in the region and improve reliability.

Southern New England OceanGrid Project, US 

January 3, 2020
The Southern New England Ocean Grid will provide a regionally beneficial renewable energy transmission system that will reliably integrate offshore wind energy (OWE) resources into the Independent System Operator New England’s (ISO-NE) public transmission grid to serve the New England states and New York.

Moses–Adirondack Smart Path Reliability Project, US 

December 4, 2019
The proposed project aims to strengthen the New York state electric power grid and enable more renewable energy from upstate New York and Canada to be connected to the state’s power system.

Jefferson Parish Area Reliability Plan Phase 1 Project, US 

December 4, 2019
The USD108 million project in south Louisiana will address future load growth and reliability needs in the region.



Latin America


Minga Guazú–Valenzuela Line Project, Paraguay 

January 6, 2020
The project entails the construction of the 255-km, 500 kV Minga Guazú–Valenzuela line with a capacity of 2,000 MVA by 2024.

La Loma–Sogamoso Transmission Line and Associated Network Project, Colombia 

January 6, 2020
The project includes the construction of a 275-km-long, 500 kV line connecting the Grupo Energía de Bogotá (GEB)-operated La Loma substation in El Paso, Cesar, and the Interconexión Eléctrica (ISA) Sogamoso substation in Betulia, Santander.

Chile−Peru Interconnection Project 

December 3, 2019
The project will allow Chile to export electricity to Peru during hours of high renewable generation, mainly from solar resources, while Peru will export energy to Chile during hours of peak net demand.

Ecuador–Peru Interconnection Project [free access]

December 3, 2019
The 500 kV project is part of the Andean interconnection initiative, known as the Sistema de Interconexión Eléctrica Andina (SINEA).



Asia Pacific


Cebu–Bohol Interconnection Project (CBIP), Philippines 

January 7, 2020
The project aims to increase the capability of the Visayas grid to accommodate additional power being generated in the country; to provide additional transmission towards Bohol avoiding power interruption during the outage of 138 kV Leyte–Bohol Interconnection.

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

January 6, 2020
The project aims to help relieve overloading observed in the Gujarat intra-state system due to renewable energy (RE) injections in the Bhuj pooling station (PS).

Champa–Kurukshetra HVDC link, India 

December 4, 2019
The project aims to transmit 6,000 MW of electricity by evacuating power from generating plants in Raigarh, Champa and Raipur regions of Chhattisgarh, to consumption centres like Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and adjoining areas in northern India.

Chennai–Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC), India 

December 3, 2019
The CKIC Power Sector Investment Project aims to improve power connectivity between the southern and northern parts of the industrial area in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.



Europe


Shetland Link, UK 

January 6, 2020
The proposed project aims to export renewable energy from the new wind farms on Shetland to the rest of Great Britain and ensure energy security on the islands.

Viking Link Project, UK–Denmark [free access]

January 6, 2020
The Viking Link project, with an expected transfer capacity of 1,400 MW, will connect a substation at Bicker Fen in Lincolnshire, UK, to the Revsing substation in Denmark.

DolWin6 Offshore Grid Link, Germany 

December 3, 2019
The DolWin6 project will provide a connection from offshore wind farms in the North Sea in Cluster 3 (Zone 1) to the grid connection point at Emden East.

SuedLinK, HVDC Corridor C Transmission Project, Germany 

November 5, 2019
The high voltage direct current (HVDC) Corridor C link has been designed to integrate new wind generation from northern Germany, extending towards southern Germany and southern Europe for consumption and storage.



Middle East & Africa


400 kV Konza–Isinya Transmission Line Project, Kenya 

November 28, 2019
The project aims to provide reliable power supply to Konza City as well as Kajiado, Makueni and Machakos counties. It entails the construction of a 40-km-long, 400 kV line connecting Konza City and Isinya.

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.