Wilster - Hamburg Line, Germany
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Wilster – Hamburg Line, Germany

By Carmen 20 Sep 2021

Wilster – Hamburg Line is a 525kV underground line with a length of 700km from Wilster, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, to Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2026.


Wilster – Hamburg Line is an underground line that will be operated by Amprion. The line will carry direct current (AC) through single circuit cable.

Wilster – Hamburg Line project development status

The construction works on the Wilster – Hamburg Line project will be commenced in 2025 and commissioning is expected in 2026.

Contractors involved

Prysmian was appointed by Amprion to undertake the construction works on the Wilster – Hamburg 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.


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