Kolbotten Substation, Sweden
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Kolbotten Substation, Sweden

By Carmen 13 Sep 2021

Kolbotten Substation is a 400kV substation located in Kolbotten, Stockholm, Sweden.

The Kolbotten Substation project’s construction has begun in 2020. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Description

Kolbotten Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by Svenska Kraftnat.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 400/130kV and the operating voltage level is 400/130kV.

The step-in voltage of the project is 400kV and the step-out voltage is 130kV.

Kolbotten Substation project development status

The development of the Kolbotten Substation project was approved by Swedish Energy Markets Inspectorate in 2020. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

About Svenska Kraftnat

Svenska Kraftnat (Svenska) is a state-owned electric utility. It develops, operates, and maintains the national transmission system in Sweden. The company balances production and consumption of electricity system in the country. It also carries out electricity contingency planning and is financed through government funding. Svenska conducts research and development to increase the transmission network’s operational reliability, efficiency and sustainability. The company constructs communications network for telecommunications and data for maintaining operational reliability in the grid. It has offices in Sundsvall and Solleftea. Svenska is headquartered in Sundbyberg, Sweden.

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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