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Current status of key electric power transmission projects


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North America


Renewable storage firm Energy Vault reaches USD1.6 billion SPAC deal to go public 

September 8, 2021
Energy Vault Inc. is merging with Novus Capital Corporation II—a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), to go public.

Lake Erie Connector, Canada-US 

September 6, 2021
The Lake Erie Connector (earlier known as Lake Erie Clean Power Connector) is a 1,000 MW high voltage direct current (HVDC) electric transmission line proposed to connect the power grids of Canada and the United States (US).

Transmission upgrade project in Warren County, US 

August 9, 2021
The transmission upgrade project was undertaken to improve the service reliability for customers in the Flowers area of Warren County, US.

West of Devers Upgrade Project, US 

July 13, 2021
The project, completed in June 2021, was undertaken by SCE to upgrade part of the transmission line network in Southern California to integrate the upcoming renewable energy capacity in eastern Riverside County.



Latin America


Mantaro–Nueva Yanango–Carapongo Transmission Project, Peru 

September 7, 2021
The project will reinforce the transmission system in the central region of the country (Huancavelica and Junín), as well as enable the evacuation of surplus generation from the Mantaro zone to Lima.

Povo Novo–Guaíba 3 C3 Transmission Line and Associated Network Project, Brazil 

September 7, 2021
The project forms Lot 14 of the Auction No. 04/2018 hosted by Barzilian energy regulator Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL) in December 2018.

Fourth Line Project, Panama 

September 7, 2021
The project will provide the national interconnected system with an unrestricted connection to power generation in the west and enable the transfer of electricity from this region to the load centre in the east.

Engenheiro Lechuga–Equador–Boa Vista Transmission Line Project, Brazil 

September 7, 2021
The project aims to connect the Brazilian state Roraima with the country’s national electrical power grid.



Asia Pacific


Koshi Corridor 220 kV Transmission Line Project, Nepal 

September 7, 2021
The project aims to evacuate power from hydropower projects proposed to be developed in Koshi and Mechi zones over the next 15 years.

New WR– NR 765 kV Inter-regional Corridor, India 

September 7, 2021
The 765 kV project, which was recently completed, aims to enhance the power transfer capability between the western and northern regions.

±800 kV Raigarh–Pugalur HVDC Transmission Line, India 

August 13, 2021
The project, recently put into operation, entailed constructing 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.

Ring Power Transmission System, Turkmenistan [free access]

July 6, 2021
The project will create a transmission infrastructure ring comprising 1,000 km of line length and two 500 kV and two 220 kV substations in the country.



Europe


SuedLink, HVDC Corridor C Transmission Project, Germany 

August 23, 2021
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.

Ibiza–Formentera Interconnection, Spain [free access]

August 23, 2021
The interconnection between the Spanish islands of Ibiza and Formentera includes deployment of two 132 kV links between the new substation under construction in Formentera, and the existing Torrent substation in Ibiza that is in the process of being expanded.

Harmony Link, Poland–Lithuania undersea link 

August 18, 2021
The undersea link is directly linked to the political roadmap for synchronising the Baltic States’ electricity grid with Continental Europe, which will take place via Poland with the existing alternating current (AC) link (between Lithuania and Poland) and Harmony Link, as decided in a political agreement signed on June 28, 2018 by the Baltic States, Poland and the European Commission (EC).

330 kV Vilnius–Neris line, Lithuania 

August 10, 2021
The 50-km-long, 330 kV overhead line will significantly reinforce the region's electricity network and ensure reliable supply to households and businesses.



Middle East & Africa


Tanzania–Zambia (TAZA) Transmission Interconnector Project 

September 9, 2021
TAZA is part of the larger Zambia–Tanzania–Kenya (ZTK) project, which aims to link the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) with Eastern Africa Power Pool (EAPP).

132 kV Olkaria–Narok Transmission Line Project, Kenya 

September 9, 2021
The 68-km-long, 132 kV double-circuit transmission line will run from Olkaria to Narok in Kenya. It also enatils construction of the a new 132/33 kV substation at Narok and extension of the existing Olkaria substation. The line will serve as the backbone for increasing the electricity access within the Narok country and its surrounding areas.

400 kV Auas–Gerus Transmission Line Project, Namibia 

September 9, 2021
The project involves the construction of the 287-km-long, 400 kV transmission line running from Auas substation near Dordabis to the Gerus substation near Otjiwarongo in Namibia.

500 kV Ethiopia–Sudan Interconnection 

September 9, 2021
The proposed project will span 590-km to connect the power grids of Ethiopia and Sudan to ensure electricity supply in both the countries.