Global transmission capacity was estimated to have reached 20,397,232MVA by the end of 2022 and is forecasted to grow to 28,341,693MVA by 2028. Portugal had 39,517MVA of capacity in 2022 and this is expected to rise to 43,017MVA by 2028. Listed below are the five largest transmission projects by capacity in Portugal, according to GlobalData’s power database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global transmission segment. Buy the latest transmission substation project profiles here.

1. Arganil Substation

Arganil Substation is a 400kV substation located at Arganil, Gois, Portugal. The substation is planned and is expected to be commissioned in 2025. The Arganil Substation will be operated by Rede Electrica Nacional SA.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 400kV and the operating voltage level is 400kV. The step in voltage of the project is 400kV.

Arganil Substation is owned by Rede Electrica Nacional SA.

2. Fundao Substation

Fundao Substation is a 400/220kV substation located at Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal. The substation is under construction and is expected to be commissioned in 2024. The Fundao Substation will be operated by Rede Electrica Nacional SA.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 400/220kV and the operating voltage level is 400/220kV. The step in voltage of the project is 400kV and the step out voltage is 220kV. Upon completion, the substation will be able to operate at 450MVA.

Fundao Substation is owned by Rede Electrica Nacional SA.

3. Ponte de Lima Substation

Ponte de Lima Substation is a 400/150kV substation located at Ponte de Lima, Viana do Castelo, Portugal. The substation is under construction and is expected to be commissioned in 2024. The Ponte de Lima Substation will be operated by Rede Electrica Nacional SA.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 400/150kV and the operating voltage level is 400/150kV. The step in voltage of the project is 400kV and the step out voltage is 150kV.

Ponte de Lima Substation is owned by Rede Electrica Nacional SA.

4. Ribeira de Pena Substation

Ribeira de Pena Substation is a 400kV substation located at Ribeira de Pena, Vila Real, Portugal. The substation is planned and is expected to be commissioned in 2024. The Ribeira de Pena Substation will be operated by Rede Electrica Nacional SA.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 400kV and the operating voltage level is 400kV. The step in voltage of the project is 400kV.

Ribeira de Pena Substation is owned by Rede Electrica Nacional SA.

5. V.N. Famallcao Substation

V.N. Famallcao Substation is a 400/60kV substation located at V.N. Famallcao, Norte, Portugal. The substation is proposed and is expected to be commissioned in 2025. The V.N. Famallcao Substation will be operated by Rede Electrica Nacional SA.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 400/60kV and the operating voltage level is 400/60kV. The step in voltage of the project is 400kV and the step out voltage is 60kV. Upon completion, the substation will be able to operate at 170MVA.

V.N. Famallcao Substation is owned by Rede Electrica Nacional SA.

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