Salten Substation – New – 420/132 kV is a 420/132kV substation located in Lemmen, Northern Norway, Norway. The construction works on Salten Substation – New – 420/132 kV began in 2014. The project was commissioned in 2016.


The Salten Substation – New – 420/132 kV project is a new substation being operated by Statnett SF.

The designed voltage level of the project is 420/132kV, while the operating voltage level is 420/132kV. The step-in voltage of the substation is 420kV and the step-out voltage is 132kV.

Salten Substation – New – 420/132 kV has received approval from Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate to undertake the works on the project. Approximately $61.19m was financed by the authorities for 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 Finland, Sweden, Russia, Denmark and the Netherlands. Statnett serves residential, industrial and commercial consumers in Norway. Statnett is headquartered in Raipas, Norway.


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