Ximeng – Taizhou HVDC Line is an 800kV overhead line with a length of 1620km from Ximeng, Ximeng, China, to Taizhou, Zhejiang, China.

Construction works on the Ximeng – Taizhou HVDC Line started in 2016 and the project was commissioned in 2017.


The Ximeng – Taizhou HVDC Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by State Grid Corporation of China. The Ximeng – Taizhou HVDC Line is a new line. The line carries direct current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Ximeng – Taizhou HVDC Line project development status

The development of the Ximeng – Taizhou HVDC Line project was approved by The State Electricity Regulatory Commission in 2016 and the project works were completed in 2017.

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Contractors involved

ABB China was appointed by State Grid Corporation of China to supply the cables for executing the 800kV Ximeng – Taizhou HVDC Line.

About State Grid Corporation of China

State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) is a state-owned electric utility. The utility builds and operates power grids, and distributes and transmits electricity. The utility offers energy efficient home appliances air conditioner, fan, TV set, washing machine, microwave oven, refrigerator, electric water heater and computer to save energy. It provides energy conservation, energy audits, energy management, energy saving tips and energy consultation services. SGCC’s projects include Jindongnan Nanyang-Jingmen UHV AC Pilot Project, Xiangjiaba-Shanghai UHV DC Transmission Pilot Project, Qinghai-Tibet Grid Interconnection Project, and others.


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