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  • Power / Biodiversity / Climate / Environment / Omexom Green Story / Solar

    Episode1: Upgrading degraded land through renewable energy production

    On 28 September 2021, Neoen's teams, together with those of Omexom in France, inaugurated the Paulmy photovoltaic power plant, a solar power plant built on a degraded land. By participating in the construction of this plant, Omexom is contributing to the enhancement of the area by giving a second life to a degraded site. Let's take a look at the story of this project! This is the first episode of the Omexom Green Story!

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  • Germany / Energy Transition / Offshore wind / Power / Wind

    Pioneers of offshore wind energy from the North Sea coast

    A year ago, on June 30th 2020, the project “Trianel Windpark Borkum 2” (TWB 2) was successfully delivered. This ambitious wind farm located in the North Sea required 3 years of project development and 2 years of construction time. The 32 rotors operating nowadays generate an output of 200 megawatts which supplies 130.000 households with renewable energy. TWB 2 is the result of Omexom absolute passion for the offshore renewables sector.   The installation work for the first turbine started in July 2019.  By mid of 2020 all 32 turbines have been handed over to the operations department. 

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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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  • Sweden / Electric mobility / Territories

    Lund becomes the fourth city in Sweden with a tramway

    With good effect, Omexom finished the delivery of rectifier substations for the Lund tramway in Sweden. To meet the challenges in the project, for example busy roads, footpaths or cycle paths, and avoid disturbing Lund citizens, Omexom had to work on a new solution to carry out the project. Traditional construction would have involved extensive work with deliveries of building materials and electrical equipment that would have traveled through the streets. The delivered materials would have covered areas of the road where the substations would be located. This traffic would also have interfered with other simultaneous works.

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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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