El Vigia – Buena Vista Line is a 400kV overhead line from El Vigia, Merida, Venezuela, to Buena Vista, Zulia, Venezuela.
Construction works on the El Vigia – Buena Vista Line started in 2017 and the project was commissioned in 2018.
The El Vigia – Buena Vista Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by Corporacion Electrica Nacional. The El Vigia – Buena Vista Line is an upgrade line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.
El Vigia – Buena Vista Line project development status
The development of the El Vigia – Buena Vista Line project was approved by Ministry for the Power of the People for the Electric Energy in 2017 and the project works were completed in 2018.
About Corporacion Electrica Nacional
La Corporacion Electrica Nacional, S.A. (CORPOELEC) is a fully integrated state power corporation. It undertakes the generation, transmission, distribution and commercialization of electric power and energy. CORPOELEC controls all major electricity companies in Venezuela including CADAFE, CALIFE, EDELCA, ENELBAR, CVG, ENELVEN, ENELCO, SENECA, CALEY, ELEBOL, EDC, ELEVAL, ELEGUA, and ENAGAS. It also supervises Electrificacion del Caroni (EDELCA), which supplies around three-quarters of the country’s total electricity supply. CORPOELEC is headquartered in Caracas, Venezuela.
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