Shikarpur Substation, Pakistan
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Shikarpur Substation, Pakistan

By Carmen 08 Oct 2021

Shikarpur Substation is a 500kV substation located in Shikarpur, Sindh, Pakistan.

The Shikarpur Substation project’s construction is expected to begin in 2024. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2025.

Description

Shikarpur Substation project, which is an upgrade substation, will be operated by National Transmission & Despatch.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 500/220kV and the operating voltage level is 500/220kV.

The step-in voltage of the project is 500kV and the step-out voltage is 220kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 1500MVA.

Shikarpur Substation project development status

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2025.

About National Transmission & Despatch

National Transmission & Despatch Co Ltd (NTDC) operates as an electric utility that generates, transmits, dispatch and distributes electricity. The company operates and maintains a network of grid stations and transmission lines. Its services offerings include planning and design, operations and maintenance, monitoring and testing, pre-commissioning test, technical analysis, technical auditing, thermovision survey and technical training services. NTDC also provides online bill payment, rebates and incentives, electrical safety, energy conservation, outage reporting, load management, energy assistance and meter reading services.

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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