Viking Link Construction update


Works at Bicker Fen converter site: 

Works are ongoing at the site of the new converter station with the buildings cladded and internal fitout with High Voltage equipment commenced.  All large Transformers have now been delivered and the HV cable connection works to Bicker Fen substation complete.  The equipment installation and completion of the civil works will continue until July and then the commissioning works will commence.  In parallel, the external landscaping works will commence. 

Our principal contractor Siemens Energy UK have the following contractors undertaking works :

  • Volker Infra
  • PJ Careys 
  • Wernick Hire 
  • William Hare
  • SES Building Services
  • DMJ
  • Protector Group
  • Skells Traffic Management
  • Combined Weed Control
  • RHDHV 
  • WML 
  • Smith Electrical 
  • Veolia 
  • LDC 
  • Vysiion 
  • Sonobex Noise enclosures
  • Lanes for Drains


Viking Link Commissioning is planned throughout November and December 2023.

Subject to successful testing, the current planned Commercial Go Live date is 1st January 2024 00.00 CET

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