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September 10, 2021

Coletora Porto Velho – Araraquara II HVDC Line, Brazil

By Carmen

Coletora Porto Velho – Araraquara II HVDC Line is a 600kV overhead line with a length of 2386km from Coletora Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil, to Araraquara, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Description

Coletora Porto Velho – Araraquara II HVDC Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Centrais Eletricas do Norte do Brasil. The line will carry direct current (AC) through double circuit cable.

The development of the Coletora Porto Velho – Araraquara II HVDC Line project has been approved by the Ministry of Mines and Energy, Brazil.

Coletora Porto Velho – Araraquara II HVDC Line project development status

The construction works on the Coletora Porto Velho – Araraquara II HVDC Line project commissioning is expected in 2021.

Contractors involved

GE do Brasil was appointed by Centrais Eletricas do Norte do Brasil to undertake the construction works on the Coletora Porto Velho – Araraquara II HVDC Line project.

About Centrais Eletricas do Norte do Brasil

Centrais Eletricas do Norte do Brasil SA (Eletronorte) a subsidiary of Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, carries out the production and transmission of electric power. The company’s service offerings include power supply, power outage, technical inspection, purchasing and contracting, public calling, supply management, energy savings tips, energy trading, energy efficiency, and energy safety activities. Eletronorte supplies electricity across Amazon – Acre, Amapa, Maranhao, Amazonas, Para, Mato Grosso, Roraima, Rondonia, and Tocantins through national interconnected system. The company also supplies electricity to buyers from other regions of the country.

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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