Terna: the authorization process for works on the electricity network between Enna and Catania begins

TERNA: THE AUTHORIZATION PROCESS FOR WORKS ON THE ELECTRICAL NETWORK BETWEEN ENNA AND CATANIA BEGINS

Work on an electrical substation and two power lines will involve seven municipalities in

the provinces of Enna and Catania

Investment of more than 20 million euros to shorten travel times on the “Palermo-Catania”

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Rome, March 7, 2022 – Terna has started the authorization process with the Sicilian Region for the construction of a new substation and two 150 kV power lines in the provinces of Enna and Catania. At the same time, the operator of the Italian national network published the list of plots affected by the work: four municipalities in Catania (Ramacca, Raddusa, Paternò and Castel di Iudica) and three in the province of Enna (Regalbuto, Agira and Assoro) .

The construction of the new infrastructure, in which Terna will invest more than 20 million euros, is linked to RFI’s request to connect the Regalbuto substation to the national transport network in order to improve the Palermo-Catania railway line. Terna’s works will reduce journey times on the “Catenanuova-Raddusa-Agira” section of the railway.

The new substation will be built in the municipality of Regalbuto and will occupy an area of ​​approximately 8,000 square meters. Two new 150 kV overhead power lines will start at the new substation: the 15 kilometer “PC Assoro – ES Regalbuto” line and the 22 kilometer “ES Regalbuto – ES Sferro” line.

The work is subject to the result of the environmental impact study which will be carried out by the Italian Ministry for Ecological Transition.

Residents, and in particular the owners of the land affected by the new works, can consult the project at the Department of Energy and Public Services of the Sicilian Region, the Italian Ministry of Ecological Transition and the municipal offices of the seven municipalities. concerned. . Written observations may be sent to the Region and to the Ministry of Ecological Transition within 30 days of the publication of the notice.

In March 2021, Terna organized a series of information meetings with the municipalities involved in the works to involve residents and local authorities in the planning phase, share technical information about the project and collect useful suggestions to finalize the project. location of the works.

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