Bacum Bancos III Substation is a 400/230kV substation located in Bacum Bancos, Sonora, Mexico. The construction works on Bacum Bancos III Substation began in 2016. The project was commissioned in 2017.
The Bacum Bancos III Substation project is a new substation being operated by Comision Federal de Electricidad.
The designed voltage level of the project is 400/230kV, while the operating voltage level is 400/230kV. The step-in voltage of the substation is 400kV and the step-out voltage is 230kV. The substation capacity is 875MVA.
Bacum Bancos III Substation has received approval from Secretaria de Energia de Mexico (SENER) to undertake the works on the project.
About Comision Federal de Electricidad
Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) is a power utility company that carries out generation, transmission, distribution, supply and commercialization of electricity. The company generates electricity through various renewable energy sources including thermal, hydro, coal-fired, wind, solar, geothermal and nuclear power plant. It also offers civil engineering, construction and investment services. CFE imports, exports, transports, purchases and sells fuel oil and natural gas. The company undertakes the planning and execution of projects and installations, as required by the national electricity system.
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