Wadi Transmission Line is a 500kV overhead line with a length of 48.43km from Wadi Substation, Cairo, Cairo, Egypt, to October 6th City Substation, October 6th City, Giza, Egypt.

Construction works on the Wadi Transmission Line started in 2019 and the project was commissioned in 2020.


The Wadi Transmission Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by Egyptian Electricity Transmission. The Wadi Transmission Line is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Wadi Transmission Line project development status

The development of the Wadi Transmission Line project was approved by Egyptian Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency in 2019 and the project works were completed in 2020.

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Contractors involved

Hubei Electric Power Construction Engineering was appointed by Egyptian Electricity Transmission to supply the cables for executing the 500kV Wadi Transmission Line.

About Egyptian Electricity Transmission

Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC), a subsidiary of Egyptian Electricity Holding Company is an electric service company that provides electrical services. The company operates, manages, and maintains electric power transmission grids on extra and high voltages. It coordinates with electricity production companies and power distribution companies to provide electric energy at voltage levels for all uses. EETC purchases electrical power from power plants, in accordance with the customer demand and supplies it to the subscribers and the distribution companies. The company’s operational regional control centers include Alexandria, Cairo, Canal, Middle Delta, West Delta, Egypt.


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