Kintore Substation, UK
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Kintore Substation, UK

By Carmen 13 Sep 2021

Kintore Substation is a 400kV substation located in Kintore, Aberdeenshire, UK.

The Kintore Substation project’s construction has begun in 2021. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2026.

Description

Kintore Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 400kV and the operating voltage level is 400kV.

The step-in voltage of the project is 400kV.

Kintore Substation project development status

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2026.

Contractors involved in Kintore Substation project

Omexom UK was appointed by Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission to undertake design and construction works of the Kintore Substation.

About Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission

Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission Limited (SHETL) is an electric transmission company. Southern Electric Power Distribution (SEPD), Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD) and Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc together make up the Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution which is part of the SSE group. SSE is a FTSE 100 company and is among the good number valued energy companies in the UK. Its services include generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity and also deal with energy trading; energy services; gas storage; the distribution and supply of gas; electrical and utility contracting; and telecoms.

Methodology

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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