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  • Germany / Overhead transmission lines / Transmission

    Dismantling project in Germany in a protected area  

    In August 2019, Omexom in Germany was awarded lot 5 for the construction of a 380 kV link between Emden/Ost and Conneforde. The assignment included the modernization of the existing 220 kV connection. Three of the pylons to be replaced were located in the Herrenmoor nature reserve between the municipalities of Zetel and Westerstede in the district of Friesland.

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  • Overhead transmission lines / New Zealand / Transmission

    Grid resilience: Omexom in New Zealand finishes work on Clutha Upper Waitaki Lines Project

    On New Zealand’s South Island, Omexom crews have finished works on the Clutha Upper Waitaki Lines Project (CUWLP), a major step in securing the future of the country’s energy supply. By increasing the resilience of the electricity grid in the project area, CUWLP will facilitate further renewable energy development and reduce emissions by increasing New Zealand’s total share of renewable energy.

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  • Belgium / Expertise / Overhead transmission lines / Transmission

    Omexom dismantles a 70-year-old pylon by helicopter in the province of Liege

    As part of the rehabilitation of existing sites, Omexom in Belgium was awarded a contract by Elia in July, to dismantle a high-voltage pylon dating from 1951 using a helicopter. This type of intervention is usually carried out from the ground using a crane, but the location of the pylon in question near the Carmeuse quarry did not allow for this configuration. The intervention of a helicopter and Omexom teams was therefore requested. This operation was carried out efficiently, with safety always a priority.

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  • Omexom Green Story / Biodiversity / Environment / New Zealand / Overhead transmission lines / Transmission

    Episode 3 – Omexom Green Story: Extending steel life while eliminating zinc-based paint

    Welcome to the third episode of the Omexom Green Story! Today, let's focus on an initiative of the Omexom teams in New Zealand: Extending steel life while eliminating zinc-based paint.

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  • UK and RoI / Energy Transition / Transmission

    Omexom will build the world’s first 400kV Green Gas for Grid (G3) substation

    In Scotland, Omexom has been awarded the contract by SSEN Transmission to build the world's first 400kV green gas substation (G3) at Kintore. The project is part of the client's plans to upgrade its network in the east of Scotland from 275kV to 400kV and to facilitate increased renewable energy generation in the region.

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  • Substations / Distribution / High voltage / Innovation / Low voltage / Medium voltage / Overhead distribution lines / Overhead transmission lines / Senegal / Underground distribution lines / Underground transmission lines

    Omexom completes its first full digital 225kV high voltage substation

    On May 27th, 2021, Omexom teams in Senegal and Morocco commissioned the very first full digital 225 kV high voltage substation on the african continent.

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  • Belgium / Overhead transmission lines / Transmission

    Bird markers on high-voltage overhead lines in Belgium

    Birds often collide with high-voltage overhead lines because they have not seen them earlier. In order to make it easier for birds to see them and to reduce the number of collisions, Omexom in Belgium has installed bird markers on behalf of Elia - the Belgian high-voltage network operator - on the overhead line along the R4 road in Evergem, in the Ghent Canal Zone.

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  • Brazil / Overhead transmission lines / Transmission

    Omexom completes transmission line for Rio do Vento wind farm

    In March, Omexom in Brazil delivered for energisation a transmission line that is part of one of the largest wind power projects in the world: the Rio do Vento wind farm complex, for the customer Casa dos Ventos, one of the pioneers and largest developers of wind power projects in Brazil.

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  • Germany / Energy Transition / Overhead transmission lines

    Meet Melanie Trenker, overhead line fitter at Omexom in Germany

    Melanie Trenker is the first woman assembler in the construction of the high-voltage overhead line at Omexom in Germany. What she likes the most about her job: working on the mast, climbing, and being at height. By working at Omexom, she is proud to act for the energy transition

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  • Overhead transmission lines / Germany / UK and RoI

    Transmission overhead lines works

    Omexom teams in the UK are completing work in Westerstede (Germany) for Omexom in Germany on the 380 kV overhead transmission line from Emden to Conneforde.

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