Balikesir II – Soma Line is a 380kV overhead line with a length of 65km from Balikesir II, Balikesir, Turkey, to Soma, Manisa, Turkey.
The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Balikesir II – Soma Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Turkiye Elektrik Iletim. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.
The development of the Balikesir II – Soma Line project has been approved by the Energy Market Regulatory Authority.
Balikesir II – Soma Line project development status
The construction works on the Balikesir II – Soma Line project were commenced in 2018 and commissioning is expected in 2021.
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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