Muara Karang Substation is a 500kV substation located in Muara Karang, South Sumatra, Indonesia.
The Muara Karang Substation project’s construction has begun in 2018. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Muara Karang Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by PT PLN (Persero).
The designed voltage level of the substation is 500/150kV and the operating voltage level is 500/150kV.
The step-in voltage of the project is 500kV and the step-out voltage is 150kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 1000MVA.
Muara Karang Substation project development status
The development of the Muara Karang Substation project was approved by Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Republic of Indonesia in 2018. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.
About PT PLN (Persero)
PT PLN (Persero) is a state-owned electric utility. It has presence in the energy value chain, from power generation and construction of power plants to transmission, distribution and retail sales of electricity. The company owns and operates hydro, geothermal, steam-turbine, combined cycle, gas-turbine, diesel and other power plants; and procures energy from independent power producers. PLN also offers services such as electricity consultation and construction and installation and maintenance of electrical equipment.
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