Ange - Laforsen Line, Sweden
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Ange – Laforsen Line, Sweden

By Carmen 17 Sep 2021

Ange – Laforsen Line is a 400kV overhead line from Ange, Vasternorrland, Sweden, to Laforsen, Gavleborgs Lan, Sweden.

The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2025.

Description

Ange – Laforsen Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Svenska Kraftnat. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Approximately $26.85m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.

The development of the Ange – Laforsen Line project has been approved by the Swedish Energy Markets Inspectorate.

Ange – Laforsen Line project development status

The construction works on the Ange – Laforsen Line project were commenced in 2020 and commissioning is expected in 2025.

About Svenska Kraftnat

Svenska Kraftnat (Svenska) is a state-owned electric utility. It develops, operates, and maintains the national transmission system in Sweden. The company balances production and consumption of electricity system in the country. It also carries out electricity contingency planning and is financed through government funding. Svenska conducts research and development to increase the transmission network’s operational reliability, efficiency and sustainability. The company constructs communications network for telecommunications and data for maintaining operational reliability in the grid. It has offices in Sundsvall and Solleftea. Svenska is headquartered in Sundbyberg, Sweden.

Methodology

All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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