Global transmission capacity was estimated to have reached 20,397,232MVA by the end of 2022 and is forecasted to grow to 28,341,693MVA by 2028. Germany had 219,792MVA of capacity in 2022 and this is expected to rise to 241,488MVA by 2028. Listed below are the five largest transmission projects by capacity in Germany, according to GlobalData’s power database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global transmission segment. Buy the latest transmission substation project profiles here.

1. Bergrheinfeld HVDC Converter Station

Bergrheinfeld HVDC Converter Station is a 525kV substation located at Bergrheinfeld, Bavaria, Germany. The substation is planned and is expected to be commissioned in 2028. The Bergrheinfeld HVDC Converter Station will be operated by TenneT TSO GmbH.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 525kV and the operating voltage level is 525kV. The step in voltage of the project is 525kV.

Bergrheinfeld HVDC Converter Station is owned by TenneT TSO GmbH.

2. Heide HVDC Converter Station

Heide HVDC Converter Station is a 525/380kV substation located at Heide, Dithmarschen, Germany. The substation is planned and is expected to be commissioned in 2030. The Heide HVDC Converter Station will be operated by TenneT TSO GmbH.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 525/380kV and the operating voltage level is 525/380kV. The step in voltage of the project is 525kV and the step out voltage is 380kV.

Heide HVDC Converter Station is owned by TenneT TSO GmbH.

3. Seeseitig Substation

Seeseitig Substation is a 525kV substation located at Seeseitig, Lower Saxony, Germany. The substation is planned and is expected to be commissioned in 2024. The Seeseitig Substation will be operated by 50Hertz Transmission GmbH.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 525kV and the operating voltage level is 525kV. The step in voltage of the project is 525kV.

Seeseitig Substation is owned by 50Hertz Transmission GmbH.

4. Unterweser HVDC Converter Station

Unterweser HVDC Converter Station is a 525/380kV substation located at Unterweser, Lower Saxony, Germany. The substation is planned and is expected to be commissioned in 2029. The Unterweser HVDC Converter Station will be operated by TenneT TSO GmbH.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 525/380kV and the operating voltage level is 525/380kV. The step in voltage of the project is 525kV and the step out voltage is 380kV.

Unterweser HVDC Converter Station is owned by TenneT TSO GmbH.

5. Wolmirstedt HVDC Converter Station

Wolmirstedt HVDC Converter Station is a 525kV substation located at Wolmirstedt, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The substation is under construction and is expected to be commissioned in 2025. The Wolmirstedt HVDC Converter Station will be operated by 50Hertz Transmission GmbH.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 525kV and the operating voltage level is 525kV. The step in voltage of the project is 525kV.

Wolmirstedt HVDC Converter Station is owned by 50Hertz Transmission GmbH.

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