Saxony Anhalt – Bavaria HVDC Line is a 525kV underground line with a length of 500km from Saxony – Anhalt, Sachsen – Anhalt, Germany, to Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany.

The project, which is currently in the planning stage, is expected to be commissioned in 2025.


Saxony Anhalt – Bavaria HVDC Line is an underground line that will be operated by 50Hertz Transmission. The line will carry direct current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Saxony Anhalt – Bavaria HVDC Line project development status

The construction works on the Saxony Anhalt – Bavaria HVDC Line project will be commenced in 2022 and commissioning is expected in 2025.

Contractors involved

NKT was appointed by 50Hertz Transmission to undertake the construction works on the Saxony Anhalt – Bavaria HVDC Line project.

About 50Hertz Transmission

50Hertz Transmission GmbH (50Hertz), is a subsidiary of Eurogrid GMBH, is a power company that provides power and electricity transmission services. The company’s services include operation, planning, maintenance, and expansion of transmission grid across the northern and eastern Germany. Its grid operates through stations from Berlin to Rio de Janeiro. 50Hertz operates its power transmission projects across Germany. The company operates through its substations, power stations, and switch station. It has its operations in Germany, Poland, Denmark, the Czech Republic, and Scandinavia. 50Hertz is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.


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