Elstree Substation, UK
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Elstree Substation, UK

By Carmen 02 Sep 2021

Elstree Substation is a 400kV substation located in Elstree, Hertfordshire, UK.

The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Description

Elstree Substation project, which is an upgrade substation, will be operated by National Grid.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 400kV and the operating voltage level is 400kV.

The step-in voltage of the project is 400kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 2750MVA.

Elstree Substation project development status

The development of the Elstree Substation project was approved by The National Electricity and Heat Regulatory. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

About National Grid

National Grid Plc (National Grid) is an energy utility, which transmits and distributes electricity and natural gas. The company owns and operates electricity and gas transmission and distribution networks; and also serves as transmission owner and system operator. It provides installation and maintenance services to electricity metering and LNG suppliers; develops and operates electricity inter-connectors; and carries out LNG storage activities; and insurance and corporate activities. National Grid operates as an energy monopoly entity regulated by Ofgem. The company has operations in the UK and North Eastern US. National Grid is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK.

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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