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China : POWER transmission line to reach completion 3 mths of ahead of schedule.

A power transmission line linking Xinjiang with other parts of northwest China will reach completion in June 2013, three months ahead of schedule.

The 1,099-km line of 750 kv that launched construction on May 13 at an expense of 9.56 billion yuan (USD1.5 billion ), has concluded at the weekend.

The State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) said once complete the line proposes to carry wind and solar-generated energy in Jiuquan of Gansu Province, Hami of Xinjiang, and Qaidam Basin in Qinghai Province to the rest of the country.

The SGCC added the line will boost Xinjiang outward power distribution capacity to 5 million kilowatts, or 40 billion kilowatt hours a year, and will also ease power shortage in Qinghai.

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