Benban I Substation is a 500kV substation located in Benban, Aswan, Egypt.
The Benban I Substation project’s construction has begun in 2017. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Benban I Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by Egyptian Electricity Transmission.
The designed voltage level of the substation is 500/220kV and the operating voltage level is 500/220kV.
The step-in voltage of the project is 500kV and the step-out voltage is 220kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 175MVA.
Benban I Substation project development status
The development of the Benban I Substation project was approved by Egyptian Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency in 2017. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.
About Egyptian Electricity Transmission
Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC), a subsidiary of Egyptian Electricity Holding Company is an electric service company that provides electrical services. The company operates, manages, and maintains electric power transmission grids on extra and high voltages. It coordinates with electricity production companies and power distribution companies to provide electric energy at voltage levels for all uses. EETC purchases electrical power from power plants, in accordance with the customer demand and supplies it to the subscribers and the distribution companies. The company’s operational regional control centers include Alexandria, Cairo, Canal, Middle Delta, West Delta, Egypt.
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