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October 8, 2021

Cataxa Substation – New – 400 kV, Mozambique

By Carmen

Cataxa Substation – New – 400 kV is a 400kV substation located in Cataxa, Tete, Mozambique.

The Cataxa Substation – New – 400 kV project’s construction has begun in 2019. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2024.

Description

Cataxa Substation – New – 400 kV project, which is a new substation, will be operated by Electricidade de Mocambique EP.

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.

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Cataxa Substation – New – 400 kV project development status

The development of the Cataxa Substation – New – 400 kV project was approved by Energy Regulatory Authority (ARENE) in 2019. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2024. Approximately $39.13m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.

About Electricidade de Mocambique EP

Electricidade de Mocambique EP (EDM) is a state owned vertically integrated energy utility that generates, distributes, transmits, and commercializes electricity. It produces electricity from hydro and thermal sources. The company has interests in the Lichinga, Cuamba, Corumana, Chicamba, and Mavuzi hydro power plants; and Termica de Temane, GTG Beira, GTG1 Maputo, GTG3 Maputo, and GTG2 Maputo thermal power plants. EDM distributes electricity across Southern region including Maputo Province, Chokwe, Xai-Xai, and Inhambane; Central region: Beira, Chimoio, TeTe, Mocuba, and Quelimane; Northern region: Nampula, Nacala, Pemba, and Lichinga.

Methodology

All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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