OHiggins Substation is a 500kV substation located in O’Higgins, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The OHiggins Substation project’s construction is expected to begin in 2022. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2024.
OHiggins Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by Compania de Transporte de Energia Electrica en Alta Tension Transener.
The designed voltage level of the substation is 500/132kV and the operating voltage level is 500/132kV.
The step-in voltage of the project is 500kV and the step-out voltage is 132kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 600MVA.
OHiggins Substation project development status
The project is expected to be commissioned in 2024.
About Compania de Transporte de Energia Electrica en Alta Tension Transener
Compania de Transporte de Energia Electrica en Alta Tension Transener (Transener) is engaged in the transmission of electric power. The company involves in the operation and maintenance of 14.471 kilometers of 500 kilovalt (kV) and 220kV transmission lines in the Province of Santa Cruz. It also offers third party services including line maintenance, maintenance of transformer stations, operation of lines and transformers, supervision and inspection transmission works, engineering services and consulting, transmission system upgrading, and service testing and commissioning. Transener operates in Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Paraguay and Uruguay. Iit is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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