HEDNO €2.2bn investments for 2022-26 feature 139 projects

Distribution network operator DEDDIE/HEDNO’s five-year investment plan for 2022 to 2026, budgeted at 2.2 billion euros, will focus on digital transformation and modernization, as well as an upgrade of the electricity distribution network and its services, the operator has announced in a text just posted by RAE, the Regulatory Authority for Energy, for consultation.

The investment plan includes a total of 139 sub-projects, including 71 worth 255.71 million euros for network reinforcement work.

Other entries include 32 sub-projects with a total budget of 437.91 million euros for network replacement and restoration work, as well as 525.22 million euros for the installation of telemetry systems.

Also, a sum of 481 million euros is planned to be used for projects such as the construction of new transmission and distribution sub-stations required, as well as reinforcement of existing such units, prompted by new grid-user connections or a shift in the requirements of existing users, both producers and consumers, following related applications. This category also includes street lighting projects.