Tag: National Grid

Transpower to upgrade New Zealand’s North/South link

New Zealand: Transpower will undertake a lengthy programme of work on the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link, which allows power to be transmitted between the North and South Islands, to improve the resilience and security of the national grid.

USD 851M Hinkley-Seabank transmission project approved

United Kingdom: The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) has approved the UK National Grid’s Hinkley-Seabank project, which is a power grid upgrade needed for connecting the 3.2 GW Hinkley Point C nuclear power station to the grid.

ABB wins $60 million order to feed nuclear power to UK grid

ABB has been awarded a $60 million contract by the leading UK utility, National Grid, to build a new indoor high-voltage substation in Shurton, to integrate electricity produced by the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset, southwest England, and feed it into the power network.