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The Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory

List of proposed HVDC subsea cable projects

Code
Project
Proposed year of commissioning
Length (km)
Rating (MW)
Voltage (kV DC)
Polar type / Operation
C Italy - Albania HVDC Link 2014 147 500 400 1 cable / Monopole
T LMIP Leyte - Mindanao (Philippines) 2015 31 500 ±250 2 cables / Monopole?
L Troll A 3 & 4 (Norway) 2015 70 100 ±60 2 cables HVDC Light Bipolar mode
C Italy - Tunisia HVDC Link Phase I 2016 190 400 400 1 cable Monopole
L Western HVDC Link (UK) 2017 420 2200 ±600 2 cables Bipolar mode
L DolWin 3 (Germany) 2017 83 900 ±320 2 cables HVDC Plus Bipolar mode
C Italy - Croatia HVDC Link 2017 198 800 380 1 cable / Monopole
C Italy - Libya HVDC Link 2017 530 1000 ±500 2 cables Bipolar mode
L Labrador Island Link (Canada) 2017 35 900 ±350 3 cables Bipolar mode (2 + 1 spare)
L Maritime Link (Canada) 2017 170 500 ±200 2 poles
L MonIta (Italy - Montenegro) 2017 390 1200 ±500 2 cables Bipolar mode
C Spain - Algeria HVDC Link 2017 240 2000 ±500 2 cables Bipolar mode
L Caithness - Moray (UK) 2018 160 1200 ±320 2 cables HVDC Light Bipolar mode
C Dubai - Iran HVDC Link 2018 800 1550 500 2 cables / Bipole??
C India - Sri Lanka HVDC Link 2018 50 1000 500 2 cables / Bipole??
C Italy - Tunisia HVDC Link Phase II 2018 190 1000 ±380 2 cables Bipolar mode
C NORGER (Norway - Germany) 2018 570 1400 ±500 2 cables and 1 metal return cable Bipolar mode
L Borwin 3 (Germany) 2019 130 900 ±320 2 cables HVDC Plus Bipolar mode
T Borwin 4 (Germany). On hold 2019 130 900 ? 2 cables
C COBRAcable (Denmark - Netherlands) 2019 350 700 ±320 2 cables Bipolar mode
L Johan Sverdrup link (Norway) 2019 200 100 ±80 2 cables HVDC Light Bipolar mode
L NEMO Link (UK - Belgium) 2019 130 1000 400 2 cables Bipolar mode
C New England Clean Power Link (USA) 2019 248 1000 ±320 2 cables Bipolar mode
L NORD.Link (Norway - Germany) 2019 516 1400 ±525 2 cables
C IFA2 (UK - France) 2020 208 1000 ±400 2 cables Bipolar mode
C Italy-Algeria HVDC Link 2020 330 1000 500 1 cable Monopole
C Java-Sumatra (Indonesia). ON Hold 2020 40 3000 ±500 Bipole plus a spare cable
C Viking Link (UK - Denmark) 2020 700 1400 ±525 2 cables Bipolar mode
L Shetland HVDC Link (UK) 2021 320 600 ±300 2 cables Bipolar mode
T Eastern Link (UK) 2021 ? 2000 ? ?
C Ice Link (UK - Iceland) 2021 1000 1400 ? ?
C NSN (Norway - UK) 2021 730 1400 ±500 2 cables and 1 metal return cable Bipolar mode
C FAB Link (France - Alderney - Britain) 2022 180 1400 ? ?
T Italy-Slovenia 2022 ? 1000 500 ?
T Celtic Interconnector (Ireland - France) 2025 500 ? ? ?
T Hansa Power Bridge (Germany - Sweden) 2025 ? 700-1400 ? ?
T Dalian City Infeed (China). On hold ? 43 1000 ±320 ?
T Egypt –Saudi Arabia ? 25 3000 ±500 ?
T Shanghai-Shensi China ? 63 ? ±50 ?
T Denmark East - Poland ? ? 600 500 ?
T ElecLink (UK - France) ? ? 1000 ? ?
T Greenlink (Ireland - UK) ? ? 500 ? ?

L (Live project/under construction), C (Seriously under consideration), T (Tentative/Highly speculative)

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