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August 31, 2021updated 17 Sep 2021 11:49am

Muhleberg Substation, Switzerland

By Carmen

Muhleberg Substation is a 380/220kV substation located in Muhleberg, Bern, Switzerland. The construction works on Muhleberg Substation began in 2019. The project was commissioned in 2020.

Description

The Muhleberg Substation project is an upgrade substation being operated by Swissgrid.

The designed voltage level of the project is 380/220kV, while the operating voltage level is 380/220kV. The step-in voltage of the substation is 380kV and the step-out voltage is 220kV. The substation capacity is 800MVA.

Muhleberg Substation has received approval from Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) to undertake the works on the project.

Contractors involved

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ABB was appointed by Swissgrid to undertake design and construction works of the Muhleberg Substation.

About Swissgrid

Swissgrid AG (Swissgrid) is a national grid company that operates, maintains, modernizes and expands the electricity transmission system in Switzerland. The company provides additional services, such as balance group and congestion management or the ancillary services as part of the European and Swiss grid operation. It conducts the import and export of electricity to maintain the utilization levels. Swissgrid works in cooperation with other companies in energy sector, business, politics and the population for the development of solutions to expand the Swiss transmission grid. It is a member of the European Network of Transmission System Operators.

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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