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October 8, 2021

Foz do Iguacu Substation – Upgrade – 765/500 kV, Brazil

By Carmen

Foz do Iguacu Substation – Upgrade – 765/500 kV is a 765/500kV substation located in Foz do Iguacu, Parana, Brazil. The construction works on Foz do Iguacu Substation – Upgrade – 765/500 kV began in 2018. The project was commissioned in 2019.


The Foz do Iguacu Substation – Upgrade – 765/500 kV project is an upgrade substation being operated by Operador Nacional do Sistema Eletrico.

The designed voltage level of the project is 765/500kV, while the operating voltage level is 765/500kV. The step-in voltage of the substation is 765kV and the step-out voltage is 500kV. The substation capacity is 1,650MVA.

Foz do Iguacu Substation – Upgrade – 765/500 kV has received approval from Ministry of Mines and Energy to undertake the works on the project.

About Operador Nacional do Sistema Eletrico

Operador Nacional do Sistema Eletrico (ONS) is a non-profit civil association. The company is engaged in coordinating and monitoring of transmission, generation and distribution of electric power in National Interconnected System (NIS). It perform its operation under the supervision and regulation of the Electric Energy National Agency (ANEEL). ONS is headquartered in Brazil.


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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