Vardane Substation is a 500kV substation located in Vardane, Krasnodar Krai, Russia.
The Vardane Substation project’s construction has begun in 2019. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Vardane Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System.
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 668MVA.
Vardane Substation project development status
The development of the Vardane Substation project was approved by Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation in 2019. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021. Approximately $40.75m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.
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 provides construction services for electric grid facilities; and sells electricity produced by its group company, JSC Mobile GTPP. It carries out property lease, maintenance and repair of electric grids, communication services, and design and survey. FGC UES is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.