Penwortham – Carrington Line is a 400kV overhead line from Penwortham, Lancashire, UK, to Carrington, Greater Manchester, UK.
The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Penwortham – Carrington Line is an overhead line that will be operated by National Grid. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.
The development of the Penwortham – Carrington Line project has been approved by the The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets.
Penwortham – Carrington Line project development status
The construction works on the Penwortham – Carrington Line project were commenced in 2020 and commissioning is expected 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.