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Current status of key electric power transmission projects


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North America


Terrebonne to Bayou Vista Reliability Project, US 

May 8, 2019
Under the project, a new 36-mile (57.96-km), 230 kV transmission line has been constructed to strengthen service reliability for customers across southeast Louisiana, with an investment of USD139 million.

Sand Lake–Solstice Transmission Line Project, US 

May 8, 2019
The project entails the construction of a 345 kV transmission line connecting Oncor’s Sand Lake switching station, located northeast of the city of Pecos, to AEP Texas’ existing Solstice switching station, located along Interstate Highway 10 within Pecos County.

SOO Green Renewable Rail Project, US [free access]

April 18, 2019
The project will help in transmitting wind power from Minnesota and Dakota to Iowa and thus will connect two of the largest electricity markets in the US—the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) and PJM Interconnection.

Colusa–Sutter (CoSu) Line Project, US 

April 18, 2019
The project was proposed to provide a new link between the California–Oregon Transmission Project (COTP), and SMUD and Western Area Power Administration’s (WAPA) facilities on the east side of the Sacramento Valley; enhance the reliability of the electrical grid in Northern California; and increase SMUD's ability to import and export power.



Latin America


Governador Valadares 6–Mutum C2 Transmission Line Project, Brazil 

April 30, 2019
The project forms Lot 7 of the Auction no. 02/2017 that was hosted by Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL) in December 2017.

Residente Juscelino–Itabira 5 C2 Transmission Line Project, Brazil 

April 30, 2019
The project entails the construction of the 189-km-long, 500 kV Residente Juscelino–Itabira 5 C2 line in the state of Minas Gerais.

Viento Sur Wind Farm and Associated Transmission Network Project, Chile 

April 30, 2019
The project entails the construction of a 215 MW wind farm consisting of 43 turbines, a substation and a 60-km-long 220 kV line to supply electricity to another substation located within the company’s Horcones pulp mill complex.

Igaporã III–Janaúba 3–Presidente Juscelino Lines and Associated Transmission Network Project, Brazil 

April 30, 2019
The project was awarded to the company as Lot 14 during Auction 013/2015 held by Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL) in October 2016.



Asia Pacific


220 kV/400 kV Tamakoshi (Khimti)–Kathmandu Transmission Line Project, Nepal 

April 30, 2019
The project aims to increase the power evacuation capacity of the generating power stations coming up in the Khimti (Tamakoshi)–Kathmandu area.

Bangladesh Power System Upgrade and Expansion Project 

April 30, 2019
The project aims to upgrade and strengthen power transmission systems in the Chittagong area and ensure adequate and reliable power supply.

Strengthening of Transmission System beyond Vemagiri Project, India 

April 16, 2019
The project aims to strengthen the inter-regional transmission capacity to facilitate the transfer of power to India’s southern region.

CASA 1000 Project, Tajikistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–Kyrgyz Republic 

April 16, 2019
The transmission project aims to facilitate the trade of 1,300 MW of electricity among four countries—Tajikistan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Afghanistan and Pakistan.



Europe


Maritsa East−Nea Santa Line, Bulgaria–Greece 

April 30, 2019
The interconnection project between Bulgaria and Greece entails the construction of a 151-km-long, 400 kV overhead line between Maritsa East 1 (Bulgaria) and Nea Santa (Greece).

Ventilus Link, Belgium 

April 30, 2019
The proposed project aims to connect wind energy from the North Sea offshore wind farms to a new electricity highway located in West Flanders, Belgium.

Playa Blanca–La Oliva Subsea Cable, Spain 

April 30, 2019
The proposed link aims to increase the transmission capacity of the grid to facilitate the evacuation of renewable energy generated on both the islands.

Smârdan–Gutinaș Transmission Line, Romania 

April 30, 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.



Middle East & Africa


Ethiopia–Kenya Link 

April 30, 2019
The 500 kV high voltage direct current (HVDC) line aims to link the power grids of Ethiopia and Kenya, create power-sharing between the two countries, reduce energy costs, and promote sustainable and renewable power generation.

Abuja Feeding Scheme Project, Nigeria [free access]

April 30, 2019
The project aims to reinforce transmission capacity for reliable electricity supply around Abuja.

220 kV Kyaka–Nyakanazi Transmission Line Project, Tanzania 

April 16, 2019
The project aims to stabilise power in the Bukoba, and north and west regions of Tanzania.

MoZiSa Transmission Project, Mozambique–Zimbabwe–South Africa 

April 15, 2019
A new transmission interconnection to link three Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries—Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa—is being developed by EDM, ZESA and Eskom respectively.