Plan Approval Application Submitted for Hansa PowerBridge
has submitted the planning application documents for the coastal waters
section to the Ministry of Energy, Infrastructure and Digitalization for
the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (EM M-V) project. The plans includes
the construction and operation of Hansa
between Germany and Sweden.
The permitting authority is now verifying the documents for completeness.
The ~105 km proposed route crosses the coastal waters, including the German
Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) over a distance of about 80 kilometres. In
June 2020, 50Hertz submitted the approval applications for the EEZ section
to the Stralsund Mining Authority and the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic
300 kV HVDC Hansa PowerBridge
will technically enable the transmission of electricity between the planned
grid connection points in Hurva (Sweden) and Güstrow (Germany) over the
approximately 300-kilometer route.
been divided into four approval sections including: permit of EEZ, Permit
section coastal area (MV), approval section Landtrasse (MV), and approval
for converter system (MV). Following
this, the approval application will be submitted for Landtrasse section.
Next Geosolutions will carry out marine geophysical and geotechnical surveys
cost €600 million, which will be shared equally between Germany’s 50Hertz
and Sweden’s Svenska kraftnät.
The proposed link is scheduled to go online in 2025 or 2026.