Torino – Buttrio, March 29th, 2023 – The Temporary Grouping between Siemens Energy and Fata –
Part of Danieli Group will supply four converter stations for the “Tyrrhenian link” project, to better
connect the country’s largest islands electric grids to the mainland’s, unlocking a new era in
sustainable energy.
Terna’s ambitious project, called Tyrrhenian Link, will connect Italy’s Mainland with Sicily and
Sardinia, by means of a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) technology through a 970-km-long power
link for a total value of 3.7 billion Euros.
The Consortium including Fata – Part of Danieli Group will provide four turnkey converter stations –
located in Eboli (Salerno), Termini Imerese (Palermo) and Selargius (Cagliari). At west, the link will
connect Sicily to Sardinia, while at the opposite end the first will be connected to Campania on the
mainland. The stations are designed to convert the Alternating Current (AC) they receive from their
respective local grids into 500-kilovolt Direct Current (DC), which will be sent through the submarine
Upon reaching the terminal station, electricity will be reverted to AC, before being fed into the local
Fata – Part of Danieli Group will take care of the supply balance of plant, which will include civil
works, electro-mechanical installations, auxiliary systems and start-up assistance for a total value of
approx. Euro 370 Million. Construction of Tyrrhenian Link converting stations are scheduled to be
completed for the end of 2028.

April 03 2023