Cienega Substation is a 400kV substation located in Cienega, New Mexico, US.
The Cienega Substation project’s construction has begun in 2020. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Cienega Substation project, which is an upgrade substation, will be operated by Lower Colorado River Authority.
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 28MVA.
Cienega Substation project development status
The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021. Approximately $0.3m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.
About Lower Colorado River Authority
Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) operates as a utility service provider that offers electricity, manages water supply and environment of lower Colorado River basin. The utility offers outdoor education and education programs, and supports community and economic development programs. Its services include utility services, electric services, panel fabrications, environmental analytical services, electricity sales and transmission, protective equipment testing, and hydraulic, heavy and aerial equipment repairs. LCRA owns and operates transmission lines and substations across the Texas state.
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