Barakah – Baab Line is a 400kV overhead line from Braka nuclear power plant switchyard, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to Baab, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Barakah – Baab Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Abu Dhabi Transmission and Dispatch. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.
Approximately $51.5m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.
The development of the Barakah – Baab Line project has been approved by the Regulation & Supervision Bureau.
Barakah – Baab Line project development status
The construction works on the Barakah – Baab Line project were commenced in 2018 and commissioning is expected in 2021.
About Abu Dhabi Transmission and Dispatch
Abu Dhabi Transmission and Dispatch Company (TRANSCO), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority, is a utility service provider that distributes electricity and water. The utility’s activities include planning, construction, development, operation and maintenance of electricity transmission and bulk water transmission networks. Its activities also comprises servicing for water and electricity transmission; and building the infrastructure for services. TRANSCO offers transmission of water and electricity from producers to the distribution networks. The utility operates its water and electricity transmission assets across the northern and western UAE.
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