Under the terms of the contract, Arcadis will perform the assessment for an 800km high voltage transmission line.

The project is related to the planned development of three hydroelectric power plants by Energía Austral.

The company will assess the environmental effects of the power line construction along the entire route, including measures to reduce these effects in this particular project.

The duration of the project is expected to be 14 months.

Arcadis is an international company providing consultancy, design, engineering and management services in infrastructure, water, environment and buildings.