Branxton – Hawthorn Pit HVDC Line is a 400kV part oh/ug line with a length of 200km from Branxton, East Lothian, UK, to Hawthorn, Durham, UK.
The project is expected to be commissioned in 2027.
Branxton – Hawthorn Pit HVDC Line is a part oh/ug line that will be operated by SP Transmission. The line will carry direct current (AC) through double circuit cable.
Branxton – Hawthorn Pit HVDC Line project development status
The construction works on the Branxton – Hawthorn Pit HVDC Line project will be commenced in 2025 and commissioning is expected in 2027.
About SP Transmission
SP Transmission plc (SPT), is a subsidiary of SP Energy Networks, is a regulated electric transmission utility. The company transmits electricity generated from wind farms, power stations and utilities to distribution system entry points through its transmission network, which comprises of high voltage electricity wires or to direct end users through a national network of high-voltage grids. It owns and operates the transmission network in central and southern Scotland and holds the license to transmit power in these regions. The company is a subsidiary of Scottish Power Energy Networks Holding Limited (SPENH). SPT is headquartered in Blantyre, Scotland, the UK.
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