Labrador – Newfoundland HVDC Line is a 350kV underground line with a length of 1100km from Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, to Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Construction works on the Labrador – Newfoundland HVDC Line started in 2016 and the project was commissioned in 2017.


The Labrador – Newfoundland HVDC Line, which is an underground line, is being operated by Newfoundland Power. The Labrador – Newfoundland HVDC Line is a new line. The line carries direct current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Labrador – Newfoundland HVDC Line project development status

in 2016 and the project works were completed in 2017.

About Newfoundland Power

Newfoundland Power Inc (Newfoundland Power) a subsidiary of Fortis Inc, is a regulated electricity utility that owns and operates through an integrated power generation, transmission and distribution system. It operates diesel plants, gas turbine facilities, and hydro generating plants in the portions of the Labrador and Newfoundland island Canada. The company procures electricity from Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro. It serves commercial and street lighting, and residential customers through a network of transmission and distribution lines and substations. Its services include helping both homeowners and businesses in reducing their energy use. Newfoundland Power is headquartered in St.


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