Ibicoara – Pocoes III Line is a 500kV overhead line with a length of 165km from Ibicoara, Bahia, Brazil, to Pocoes, Bahia, Brazil.

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


Ibicoara – Pocoes III Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Operador Nacional do Sistema Eletrico. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through single circuit cable.

The development of the Ibicoara – Pocoes III Line project has been approved by the Ministry of Mines and Energy, Brazil.

Ibicoara – Pocoes III Line project development status

The construction works on the Ibicoara – Pocoes III Line project were commenced in 2018 and commissioning is expected in 2021.

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.


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