Barreiras II – Gilbues II Line – New – 500 kV – Phase I is a 500kV overhead line with a length of 289km from Barreiras, Bahia, Brazil, to Gilbues, Piauí, Brazil.
Construction works on the Barreiras II – Gilbues II Line – New – 500 kV – Phase I started in 2015 and the project was commissioned in 2016.
The Barreiras II – Gilbues II Line – New – 500 kV – Phase I, which is an overhead line, is being operated by Operador Nacional do Sistema Eletrico. The Barreiras II – Gilbues II Line – New – 500 kV – Phase I is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.
Barreiras II – Gilbues II Line – New – 500 kV – Phase I project development status
The development of the Barreiras II – Gilbues II Line – New – 500 kV – Phase I project was approved by Ministry of Mines and Energy, Brazil in 2015 and the project works were completed in 2016.
About Operador Nacional do Sistema Eletrico
Operador Nacional do Sistema Eletrico (ONS) is a non-profit civil association. The company is engaged in coordinating and monitoring of transmission, generation and distribution of electric power in National Interconnected System (NIS). It perform its operation under the supervision and regulation of the Electric Energy National Agency (ANEEL). ONS is headquartered in Brazil.
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