Skip to content
Green
New Energy

China State Grid Will Start Work on $22 Billion of UHV Power Lines

World’s largest utility plans new transmission projects aimed at creating an electrical supergrid to deliver clean power across the country.

The world’s biggest utility is beginning work before the end of the year on a 150 billion yuan ($22 billion) project to install ultra-high-voltage power lines.

The world’s biggest utility is beginning work before the end of the year on a 150 billion yuan ($22 billion) project to install ultra-high-voltage power lines.

Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

State Grid Corp. of China will start building several new long-distance power lines as the nation bolsters its clean energy ambitions while accelerating infrastructure spending to boost a flagging economy.

The world’s biggest utility is beginning work before the end of the year on a 150 billion yuan ($22 billion) project to install ultra-high-voltage power lines, state-owned Xinhua News Agency reported, citing the company. That is expected to bring the company’s total investment in projects in 2022 to a record-high of 1.3 trillion yuan.