National Grid installs first-in-a-century new pylons

A total of 116 new T-pylons will be erected in Somerset along a 57-kilometre route in a low carbon drive

‘World first’: First of 116 new T-pylons erected in Somerset

The new pylons form part of National Grid’s Hinkley Connection project, a £900m investment to connect low carbon electricity from the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station