transmission towers


Types of tall structures which are used in the transmission and distribution of electrical energy, and which support overhead power lines, such as high voltage AC and high voltage DC transmission towers. The different types of tower designs and materials used for its construction, and the types of currents.

Alternative label

  • towers for electricity transmission

  • electricity transmission towers

  • high voltage DC transmission towers

  • electricity pylons

  • high voltage AC transmission towers

  • power tower

  • pylons

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • cross-sector skills and competences

Essential skill/competence of

Optional skill/competence of



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