NG – IFA2 Interconnector Converter Station – Daedalus - Project Profile
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National Grid plc (NG), through its subsidiary Réseau de Transport d'Electricité (RTE) and National Grid International Ltd (NGIL) is undertaking plans to build an electric sub-station at Daedalus airfield in Fareham town, Hampshire, the UK.
The project involves the construction of inter-connector converter station on four hectares of land. The converter station would be up to 25m high and cover an area of 40,000m2.
It includes the construction of a substation, control units, administration building and the laying of 161km transmission lines.
The proposed project site is owned by the Fareham Borough Council and National Grid is in the process to purchase the land.
In November 2015, NG initiated public consultations for development.
In April 2017, Prysmian won turnkey based design, manufacture and installation of a submarine and land power cable link to connect Tourbe in France to Chilling in Hampshire of US$373 million contract.
In April 2017, ABB has won an order worth US$287 million to provide two HVDCLight converter stations, to be located in France and England, which will be linked with the subsea cable provided by Prysmia and Morgan Sindall as contractor to design, build and commission the converter station.
On April 10, 2017, the outline Planning approved by Fareham Borough Council (FBC) planning committee.
On July 26, 2017, two detailed Reserved Matters Planning applications have been submitted by the National Grid and is expected to be approved in October 2017.
The construction is expected to commence on converter station and onshore cables in 2018 and offshore cable construction in 2019, with completion and operation scheduled in 2020.
The project involves the construction of inter-connector converter station on four hectares of land in Fareham town, Hampshire, the UK.
The US$760 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of substation
2. Construction of control units
3. Construction of a administration building
4. Laying of 161km transmission lines
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