Vinci Energies Wins Contract to Build Overhead Power Transmissions Lines in Scotland

By Anthony Shevlin Features Dow Jones Newswires

France's Vinci SA (DG.FR) said Thursday that its Vinci Energies division has won a 30 million pound ($40.1 million) contract to build new overhead power transmission lines in Scotland.

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The concessions and construction company said Vinci Energies won the contract via its Omexom brand, which has agreed to operate the contract as a joint venture with the Morgan Sindall Group PLC (MGNS.LN). The transmissions lines are 18.5 kilometers long and will connect two substations in northern Scotland, said the company.

According to Vinci, the project will be carried out over a period of two years and includes the installation of 73 transmission towers in remote areas. It is also part of a power transmission line contract with Scottish Southern Energy Networks, the company said.

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December 14, 2017 03:22 ET (08:22 GMT)