Varginha IV Substation is a 345kV substation located in Varginha, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
The Varginha IV Substation project’s construction has begun in 2020. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Varginha IV Substation project, which is an upgrade substation, will be operated by Operador Nacional do Sistema Eletrico.
The designed voltage level of the substation is 345/138kV and the operating voltage level is 345/138kV.
The step-in voltage of the project is 345kV and the step-out voltage is 138kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 450MVA.
Varginha IV Substation project development status
The development of the Varginha IV Substation project was approved by Ministry of Mines and Energy, Brazil in 2020. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.
About Operador Nacional do Sistema Eletrico
Operador Nacional do Sistema Eletrico (ONS) is a non-profit civil association. The company is engaged in coordinating and monitoring of transmission, generation and distribution of electric power in National Interconnected System (NIS). It perform its operation under the supervision and regulation of the Electric Energy National Agency (ANEEL). ONS is headquartered in Brazil.
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