Realisations

Kent relies on Lamifil ACCC® ICE+ conductors for increased power capacity

The 400kV overhead line that runs between Littlebrook and Kemsley in Kent, UK has been in operation since 1962. And with demand expected to rise over the coming decades, National Grid recently launched a full-scale refurbishment of the line to secure the reliability of supply and anticipate future growth. The EPC contractor Babcock International ultimately […]

Lamifil catenary wires power Mauritius’ first light-railway network

The Mauritius Metro Express light-rail transit system is the first of its kind on the island. Designed to alleviate congestion in and out of the capital, the network already connects Port Louis with the city of Rose Hill. Once fully operational in early 2021, it will also cover the full 26km stretch to Curepipe, serving […]

Securing energy capacity for growing computer data needs

As the need for digital data storage and processing is growing at high speed, large data centres are securing the needed energy capacity to operate systems reliably for years to come. In Belgium, TSO Elia was required to increase the overhead line capacity by a reconductoring project in order to address Crystal Computing’s data centre […]

Alleviating Dhaka’s traffic congestion

Home to around 15 million people, Dhaka is not only the largest city in Bangladesh but also one of the largest and most densely populated cities in the world. So it should come as no surprise that it also has some of the world’s worst traffic congestion. Launched in 2016, the Dhaka Metro Rail project […]

Supporting Spain’s Navarre region in reaching its renewable energy goals

Naturgy Energy Group S.A. (formerly Gas Natural Fenosa), one of Spain’s largest distribution system operators, has completed yet another step in its plans to increase renewable energy generation in the region of Navarre in the northern part of Spain. To accommodate the anticipated >122 MW output of two new windfarms, the company recently finished the […]

Connecting the Netherlands with a sustainable future

As a first step in the wider reconductoring initiative dubbed “Beter Benutten Bestaande 380kV net” (Making Better Use of the Existing 380kV grid), transmission system operator TenneT chose Lamifil’s industry-leading ACCC® Conductor to replace its Lelystad-Ens line. This is the first time next-generation HTLS (High Temperature Low Sag) conductors will be used on a 380kV […]

A sustainable, future-proof solution for Delhi’s new metro network

With the electrification and expansion of Delhi’s Metro network in full swing, both the general contractor Siemens and their client, the Delhi Metro Rail Company were in need of a reliable, future-proof and environmentally-friendly solution for its overhead contact and catenary wires. The solution came in the form of high-quality conductoring employing advanced alloys developed […]

Managing summer peak demand fluctuations in Croatia

With peak loads in the summer tourist season nearly double those of the off-season, Croatia’s distribution system operator HEP – ODS d.o.o., Elektrodalmacija Split faces significant challenges to safeguard network security and satisfy the necessary n-1 criteria. Renowned for their superior performance, efficiency and versatility, Lamifil’s industry-leading ACCC conductors were chosen to increase the capacity […]

Helping Serbia reach its renewable energy targets

Given that the majority of the line connecting Serbia’s Košava with Alibunar dates back to 1966, it comes as little surprise that it was no longer up to the task of distributing the power generated by the latter’s new 42MW wind farm. In choosing Lamifil’s state-of-the-art ACCC Helsinki conductor for the reconductoring project, Elektromreža Srbije […]