Akkuyu Substation is a 380kV substation located in Akkuyu, Mersin, Turkey.
The Akkuyu Substation project’s construction has begun in 2018. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Akkuyu Substation project, which is an upgrade substation, will be operated by Turkiye Elektrik Iletim.
The designed voltage level of the substation is 380/154/33kV and the operating voltage level is 380/154/33kV.
The step-in voltage of the project is 380kV and the step-out voltage is 33kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 700MVA.
Akkuyu Substation project development status
The development of the Akkuyu Substation project was approved by Energy Market Regulatory Authority in 2018. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021. Approximately $10.5m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.
About Turkiye Elektrik Iletim
Turkiye Elektrik Iletim (Turkiye) is a state owned power transmission company engaged in the business of transmitting electricity through its power plants in Turkey. It operates transmission facilities and carries out the planning of load dispatch and operation services. Turkiye is also a member of CIGRE Turkish National Committee, Turkish National Committee of Word Energy Council, Turkish Electricity Industry Association, Turkish Public Enterprises Association and Turkish Wind Energy Association. Turkiye operates in Turkey. Turkiye is headquartered in Bahcelievler, Turkey.
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