We have completed the works to bury the high-voltage line in Monte Porreiro (Pontevedra)


UFD has concluded the works to bury the high-voltage line in Monte Porreiro (Pontevedra), eliminating the visual impact of the electrical facilities and enabling the inhabitants to use their properties once again.

This initiative is in accordance with our company’s responsibility to sustainability and the environment and fulfils our commitment to the inhabitants of this Pontevedra neighbourhood.

The project involved a total investment of €1.5 million and entailed dismantling 10 high-voltage towers, removing 1,525 metres of overhead lines that crossed this urban area and burying 2,000 metres of line.

The UFD delegate in Galicia, Julio Gonzalo, and the regional delegate of the Pontevedra Government, José Manuel Cores Tourís, recently visited the area and announced the conclusion of the works. The event was also attended by the company delegate in the province of Pontevedra, Francisco Ramos, the regional head of Economic Affairs, Employment and Industry, Ignacio Rial, and the Councillor of the Pontevedra Council, Alberto Oubiña.

Presence in Galicia

UFD is the largest electricity distributor in Galicia with an 85% market share. It provides service to more than 1.5 million supply points in 286 municipalities in the four provinces of Galicia via a network of close on 60,000 kilometres of high-, medium- and low-voltage power lines.

In the past three years, it has invested €635 million in Galicia to improve the distribution network and the quality of supply. In 2018, investment exceeded €100 million.