Belem Do Huambo Substation is a 400kV substation located in Belem Do Huambo, Huambo, Angola.

The Belem Do Huambo Substation project’s construction has begun in 2018. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.


Belem Do Huambo Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by Rede Nacional de Transporte de Electricidade.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 400kV and the operating voltage level is 400kV.

The step-in voltage of the project is 400kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 900MVA.

Belem Do Huambo Substation project development status

The development of the Belem Do Huambo Substation project was approved by Institute for Electricity Regulation in 2018. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021. Approximately $51.3m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.


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