Success on high voltage, Germany
Powerlines Energy Germany, a subsidiary of Equans' Powerlines Group, specializing in the electrification of rail and power transmission infrastructure, has won the contract to install a new 9.3 km section of 380 kV overhead line for the Ochsenkopf Attendorn project. Powerlines' teams will build the new section, which will comprise 220 km of conductor cables and 28 towers.
The project for the customer Amprion Gmbh is part of the overall installation of a 126 km power line section between Kruckel, near Dortmund in North Rhine-Westphalia and Dauersberg in the Rhineland-Palatinate region. The completed power line will increase the flexibility and efficiency of the German power grid and help integrate an increasing share of renewable energy.