Birr – Niederwil Line is a 380kV overhead line from Birr, Aargau, Switzerland, to Niederwil, Aargau, Switzerland.
The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Birr – Niederwil Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Swissgrid. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.
The development of the Birr – Niederwil Line project has been approved by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE).
Birr – Niederwil Line project development status
The construction works on the Birr – Niederwil Line project were commenced in 2020 and commissioning is expected in 2021.
Swissgrid AG (Swissgrid) is a national grid company that operates, maintains, modernizes and expands the electricity transmission system in Switzerland. The company provides additional services, such as balance group and congestion management or the ancillary services as part of the European and Swiss grid operation. It conducts the import and export of electricity to maintain the utilization levels. Swissgrid works in cooperation with other companies in energy sector, business, politics and the population for the development of solutions to expand the Swiss transmission grid. It is a member of the European Network of Transmission System Operators.
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