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Current status of key electric power transmission projects

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North America

Champlain Hudson Power Express (CHPE) Project, US 

June 11, 2021
The project is being developed by Champlain Hudson Power Express Incorporation (CHPEI), owned by TDI through its subsidiary TDI-USA Holdings Corporation (TUHC), and National Resources Energy, LLC (NRE), a Delaware limited liability company.

Northern New York Priority Transmission Project, US [free access]

May 13, 2021
The proposed Northern New York Priority Transmission Project (NNYPTP) is a major transmission line rebuild, which will harden the resilience of New York's power grid and accelerate movement towards meeting New York State's clean energy goals.

Greenlink Nevada, US 

April 8, 2021
In June 2020, the Nevada utility, NV Energy, unveiled its plans for building Greenlink Nevada, a transmission and renewable energy (RE) initiative, which aims to transform the state’s clean energy landscape, thereby boosting economic development.

Harry Allen−Eldorado Transmission Line Project, US 

March 12, 2021
The project which was energised in August 2020 strengthens the connection between the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) grid and the Nevada utility, NV Energy's transmission system.

Latin America

Rincón Santa María–Resistencia II Interconnection Project, Argentina 

June 7, 2021
The interconnection project is the fourth tranche of the transmission systems associated with the Yacyretá hydroelectric power project.

Fourth Line Project, Panama 

June 7, 2021
The project will provide the national interconnected system with an unrestricted connection to power generation in the west so that it can carry energy generated in that region to the load centre in the east.

Silvânia–Trindade C1 line and Associated Transmission Network Project, Brazil 

May 10, 2021
The project comprises Lot 1 of the Auction no. 001/2020 hosted by the Brazilian energy regulator Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica (ANEEL) in December 2020 and was awarded to consortium Agronegócio Alta Luz Brazil for BRL21.3 million.

138 kV Puerto Maldonado–Iberia Transmission Line Project, Peru 

April 5, 2021
The project aims to improve grid stability in the country by supplying electricity to the city of Iberia, as well as to other towns and industrial locations in the area.

Asia Pacific

Kaban Green Power Hub, Australia 

June 3, 2021
Kaban Green Power Hub is an AUD373 million renewable energy project located in the Atherton Tablelands of Far North Queensland.

Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan (TAP) Interconnection Project 

June 3, 2021
The 500 kV TAP power interconnection project is one of the most important regional energy projects and will enable power trade among the three countries.

Shanxi Jinzhong UHV Substation Expansion Project, China 

May 10, 2021
The 1,000 kV substation Shanxi Jinzhong is one of the 13 key projects in the 14th Five-Year Plan of China’s power development and is an important part of the ultra-high voltage (UHV) alternating current (AC) grid planned by SGCC.

720 MW New England Solar Farm, Australia [free access]

April 5, 2021
The hybrid project will entail the combination of both solar power and energy storage, to benefit the grid as a whole.


Harmony Link, Poland–Lithuania undersea link [free access]

June 11, 2021
The undersea link is directly linked to the political roadmap for synchronising the Baltic States’ electricity grid with Continental Europe

Kilingi-Nõmme−Riga CHP-2 Project, Estonia–Latvia 

April 8, 2021
The third Estonia–Latvia link aims to increase the security of supply and develop the electricity market in the Baltic region.

Adriatic Link, Abruzzo and Le Marche 

March 8, 2021
The 1 GW Adriatic Link will connect Abruzzo and Le Marche in Italy. The new 285-km link will comprise an undersea cable, two buried overland cables, and two converter substations located near the existing Cepagatti (Abruzzo) and Fano (Le Marche) electrical substations.

Eastern HVDC Link, Scotland–England (Selby and Hawthorn Point) 

December 17, 2020
The Eastern Link project, which will comprise of two 2 GW high voltage direct current (HVDC) cables from the east coast of Scotland to two points in the north-east of England—Selby and Hawthorn Point.

Middle East & Africa

Guinea–Mali Interconnection Project 

June 10, 2021
The 225/30 kV Projetd’ Interconnexion Électrique Guinée Mali (PIEGM) or the Guinea–Mali Electric Interconnection Project, involves the construction of a 714-km-long, 225 kV transmission line between Guinea and Mali, of which 590 km is in Guinea and 124 km in Mali.

Second 400 kV Kokerboom–Auas Transmission Line, Namibia 

May 10, 2021
The second Kokerboom–Auas transmission line will ensure network stability and transmission of sufficient power, especially at peak times, during low river flow scenarios.

400 kV Huambo–Lubango Transmission Line Project, Angola 

April 5, 2021
The project aims to connect the north and south transmission grids of Angola and further allow for the distribution of clean energy between the two regions.

500 kV HVDC Ethiopia–Kenya Link [free access]

March 11, 2021
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.