El Encino Substation is a 400kV substation located in Chihuahua II (El Encino) Combined Cycle Power Plant, Chihuahua, Mexico.
The El Encino Substation project’s construction is expected to begin in 2024. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2026.
El Encino Substation project, which is an upgrade substation, will be operated by Comision Federal de Electricidad.
The designed voltage level of the substation is 400/230kV and the operating voltage level is 400/230kV.
The step-in voltage of the project is 400kV and the step-out voltage is 230kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 1250MVA.
El Encino Substation project development status
The project is expected to be commissioned in 2026.
About Comision Federal de Electricidad
Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) is a power utility company that carries out generation, transmission, distribution, supply and commercialization of electricity. The company generates electricity through various renewable energy sources including thermal, hydro, coal-fired, wind, solar, geothermal and nuclear power plant. It also offers civil engineering, construction and investment services. CFE imports, exports, transports, purchases and sells fuel oil and natural gas. The company undertakes the planning and execution of projects and installations, as required by the national electricity system.
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