Sydney West Substation is a 330kV substation located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The Sydney West Substation project’s construction has begun in 2020. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Sydney West Substation project, which is an upgrade substation, will be operated by TransGrid.
The designed voltage level of the substation is 330/132kV and the operating voltage level is 330/132kV.
The step-in voltage of the project is 330kV and the step-out voltage is 132kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 600MVA.
Sydney West Substation project development status
The development of the Sydney West Substation project was approved by Australian Energy Regulator in 2020. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021. Approximately $3m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.
TransGrid (TransGrid), is a provider of electricity network and solutions. The company offers infrastructure services which include feasibility and estimation studies, option analysis, grid connection for new generators, asset redevelopment and consultation services; and telecommunication transmission services. It also provides connections and modifications, network planning, demand management and co-location services. The company supplies power through a network of high voltage overhead transmission lines, underground cables, switching stations and transmission structures.
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