Priolo – Melilli Line is a 380kV overhead line with a length of 3.2km from Priolo, Sicily, Italy, to Melilli, Sicily, Italy.
Construction works on the Priolo – Melilli Line started in 2016 and the project was commissioned in 2017.
The Priolo – Melilli Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by Terna. The Priolo – Melilli Line is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.
Priolo – Melilli Line project development status
The development of the Priolo – Melilli Line project was approved by The Italian Regulatory Authority for Electricity and Gas in 2016 and the project works were completed in 2017.
Terna SpA (Terna) is an electricity transmission system operator (TSO). It operates high-voltage grid and carries out transmission and dispatching of electricity, maintains transmission infrastructure, plans and constructs the grid, and operates grid development projects. The company generates electricity from photovoltaic, wind, geothermal, biomass, hydroelectric and thermoelectric sources. It also offers specialized services to third parties, which are related to systems engineering, operation and maintenance of high- and very-high voltage plants, housing of telecommunications equipment and maintenance services involving optical fiber networks.
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