V.N. Famallcao Substation is a 400kV substation located in V.N. Famallcao, Norte, Portugal.

The V.N. Famallcao Substation project’s construction has begun in 2020. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.


V.N. Famallcao Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by Rede Electrica Nacional.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 400/60kV and the operating voltage level is 400/60kV.

The step-in voltage of the project is 400kV and the step-out voltage is 60kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 170MVA.

V.N. Famallcao Substation project development status

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

About Rede Electrica Nacional

Rede Electrica Nacional S.A. (REN), formerly Servicos de Rede, S.A., a subsidiary of Redes Energeticas Nacionais, SGPS, S.A. is an energy transmission company that offers electricity and natural gas services. The company operates through transmission of high voltage electricity and transport of high-pressure natural gas. It provides services such as storage and regasification of LNG, storage of natural gas and telecommunication services. REN provides electricity from thermoelectric and hydroelectric power stations. The company through RENTELECOM offers telecommunication services such as infrastructure, managed and consultancy services. It caters to residential and commercial customers.


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