Vilanculos Substation is a 400kV substation located in Vilanculos, Inhambane, Mozambique.
The Vilanculos Substation project’s construction has begun in 2021. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2023.
Vilanculos Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by Electricidade de Mocambique EP.
The designed voltage level of the substation is 400/110kV and the operating voltage level is 400/110kV.
The step-in voltage of the project is 400kV and the step-out voltage is 110kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 150MVA.
Vilanculos Substation project development status
The project is expected to be commissioned in 2023.
About Electricidade de Mocambique EP
Electricidade de Mocambique EP (EDM) is a state owned vertically integrated energy utility that generates, distributes, transmits, and commercializes electricity. It produces electricity from hydro and thermal sources. The company has interests in the Lichinga, Cuamba, Corumana, Chicamba, and Mavuzi hydro power plants; and Termica de Temane, GTG Beira, GTG1 Maputo, GTG3 Maputo, and GTG2 Maputo thermal power plants. EDM distributes electricity across Southern region including Maputo Province, Chokwe, Xai-Xai, and Inhambane; Central region: Beira, Chimoio, TeTe, Mocuba, and Quelimane; Northern region: Nampula, Nacala, Pemba, and Lichinga.