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Interconnection between Germany (50Hertz) and Denmark (Energinet.dk)

Scheme of transmission lines between 50Hertz and Energinet.dk Scheme of transmission lines between 50Hertz and Energinet.dk

Direct current line KONTEK

The KONTEK connection is a high-voltage direct current transmission connection (HVDC connection) operated with 400 kV between the transmission grids of 50Hertz and the Danish transmission system operator Energinet.dk (EnDK). With a length of 170 km and a technical transmission capacity of 600 MW both in northbound and southbound direction, the KONTEK line is in operation between Bentwisch near Rostock and Bjaeverskov in Denmark since 1996.

Kriegers Flak – Combined Grid Solution

Another interconnector to Denmark is currently under construction and is expected to be operational by the end of 2018. For further information on the Kriegers Flak - Combined Grid Solution project, please visit:

http://www.50hertz.com/en/Grid-Extension/Offshore-projects/Projects/Combined-Grid-Solution