Garanhuns II Substation is a 500kV substation located in Garanhuns, Pernambuco, Brazil.

The Garanhuns II Substation project’s construction is expected to begin in 2027. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2029.


Garanhuns II Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by Companhia Hidro Eletrica do Sao Francisco.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 500/230/69kV and the operating voltage level is 500/230/69kV.

The step-in voltage of the project is 500kV and the step-out voltage is 69kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 100MVA.

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Garanhuns II Substation project development status

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2029.

About Companhia Hidro Eletrica do Sao Francisco

Companhia Hidro Eletrica do Sao Francisco (Chesf), a subsidiary of Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA carries out generation, transmission and distribution of electricity from hydroelectric, wind and solar energy plants. The company operates power generation systems; transmission systems to interconnect the hydroelectric plants to the main load centers; telecommunications and automation systems to supervise, control and manage the facilities; and water resource management systems. Its business operations include transmission lines and substations, telecommunications, power distribution, energy efficiency and production and others.


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.