Category: Asia Pacific Project Update

500 kV Hengyang West Project, China

This is being implemented under the Ningxia–Hunan power transmission project in Hengyang city and has been included in the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) of SGCC as well as Hunan Province.

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±800 kV Baihetan–Zhejiang UHVDC Project, China

 The ultra-high voltage direct current (UHVDC) project is a key part of the larger West-to-East Power Transmission project, and is among the world’s first hybrid cascaded UHVDC projects using conventional DC and flexible DC hybrid cascading lines.

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Western Region Expansion Scheme-XXVIII (WRES-XXVIII), India

The WRES-XXVIII scheme, worth INR1.9 billion, has been proposed to facilitate transmission of power at the 220 kV level from the 765/400 kV Raipur Pool substation as well as to provide a direct feed to the Borjhara/Urla area, which has major load centres in Chhattisgarh.

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400 kV Hetauda–Dhalkebar–Inaruwa project, Nepal

The 400 kV project is part of the larger Nepal–India Electricity Transmission and Trade Project, which aims to establish about 1,000 MW of cross-border transmission capacity between India and Nepal to facilitate electricity trade between the two countries, and to increase the supply of electricity in Nepal by the sustainable import of at least 100 MW.

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Kudus–Aarey HVDC link, India

It involves the development an 80-km, 1,000 MW high voltage direct current (HVDC) link between the 400 kV Kudus and 220 kV Aarey power stations in the state of Maharashtra

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220 kV Marsyangdi Corridor Transmission Line Project, Nepal

The USD100 million project is a sub-part of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Power Expansion Project and aims to evacuate approximately 1,600 MW of power generated from various hydropower stations in the Marsyangdi River corridor.

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Marinus Link, Australia

The second Bass Strait interconnector, widely known as the Marinus Link, is a proposed 1,500 MW undersea power link connecting Tasmania and Victoria, with supporting transmission infrastructure.

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Neelum-Jhelum Transmission Line, Pakistan

NTDC Limited implemented a 500 kV electricity transmission scheme to evacuate power from the 969 MW Neelum-Jhelum hydropower plant (HPP) located near Muzaffarabad. The estimated cost of the recently completed transmission project was around PKR17 billion.

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