Kristiansand Substation is a 300kV substation located in Kristiansand, Vest – Agder, Norway.
The Kristiansand Substation project’s construction has begun in 2017. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Kristiansand Substation project, which is an upgrade substation, will be operated by Statnett SF.
The designed voltage level of the substation is 300kV and the operating voltage level is 300kV.
The step-in voltage of the project is 300kV.
Kristiansand Substation project development status
The development of the Kristiansand Substation project was approved by Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate in 2017. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021. Approximately $45.38m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.
About Statnett SF
Statnett SF (Statnett) is an energy utility company that transmits and distributes electricity through its grid infrastructure. The company operates, develop, maintain and monitor transmission grid, cables and power lines of the Norwegian energy system. It has a communication network of optical fibre to monitor and control from its one national control center and three regional centers in Norway facilities. The company has a presence in Sweden, Finland, Russia, Denmark and the Netherlands. Statnett serves residential, industrial and commercial consumers in Norway. Statnett is headquartered in Raipas, Norway.
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