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September 17, 2021

Osterath – Philippsburg HVDC Line, Germany

By Carmen

Osterath – Philippsburg HVDC Line is a 380kV overhead line with a length of 343km from Osterath, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, to Philippsburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.

The project, which is currently in the planning stage, is expected to be commissioned in 2024.

Description

Osterath – Philippsburg HVDC Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Amprion. The line will carry direct current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Osterath – Philippsburg HVDC Line project development status

The construction works on the Osterath – Philippsburg HVDC Line project will be commenced in 2023 and commissioning is expected in 2024.

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Contractors involved

Siemens was appointed by Amprion to undertake the construction works on the Osterath – Philippsburg HVDC Line project.

About Amprion

Amprion GmbH is an electricity transmission system operator. The company is engaged in regulation, transmission, distribution and construction of voltage grid networks in a control area that extends from lower saxon to the Alps. It distributes and transmits electricity and related services to various customers including residential, commercial, industrial customers and also distribution system operators, electricity traders and power utilities. Amprion is also engaged in offering waste disposal, waste management and water conservation services to major industries including aluminium, steel, chemical and power.

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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