Maghagha Substation is a 500/220kV substation located in Maghagha, Menia, Egypt. The construction works on Maghagha Substation began in 2015. The project was commissioned in 2016.

Description

The Maghagha Substation project is a new substation being operated by Egyptian Electricity Transmission .

The designed voltage level of the project is 500/220kV, while the operating voltage level is 500/220kV. The step-in voltage of the substation is 500kV and the step-out voltage is 220kV.

Maghagha Substation has received approval from Egyptian Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency to undertake the works on the project.

Contractors involved

Siemens was appointed by Egyptian Electricity Transmission to undertake design and construction works of the Maghagha Substation.

About Egyptian Electricity Transmission

Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC), a subsidiary of Egyptian Electricity Holding Company is an electric service company that provides electrical services. The company operates, manages, and maintains electric power transmission grids on extra and high voltages. It coordinates with electricity production companies and power distribution companies to provide electric energy at voltage levels for all uses. EETC purchases electrical power from power plants, in accordance with the customer demand and supplies it to the subscribers and the distribution companies. The company’s operational regional control centers include Alexandria, Cairo, Canal, Middle Delta, West Delta, Egypt.

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.