Ust Kut Substation - Upgrade, Russia
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Ust Kut Substation – Upgrade, Russia

By Carmen 08 Oct 2021

Ust Kut Substation – Upgrade is a 500kV substation located in Ust-Kut, Irkutsk, Russia.

The Ust Kut Substation – Upgrade project’s construction has begun in 2020. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Description

Ust Kut Substation – Upgrade project, which is an upgrade substation, will be operated by Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System.

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

The step-in voltage of the project is 500kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 668MVA.

Ust Kut Substation – Upgrade project development status

The development of the Ust Kut Substation – Upgrade project was approved by Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation in 2020. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

About Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System

Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System (FGC UES), is a subsidiary of Rosseti, is an energy company which operates and manages unified national electricity transmission grid system. The company transmits electricity to distribution grid companies, large commercial end customers and retail electricity supply companies; and provides connection services. FGC UES also sells electricity produced by its group company, JSC Mobile GTPP and provides construction services for electric grid facilities. It carries out property lease, maintenance and repair of electric grids, communication services, and design and survey. FGC UES is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.

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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