Zapadnaya Substation is a 500kV substation located in Zapadnaya, Murmansk Oblast, Russia. The construction works on Zapadnaya Substation began in 2019. The project was commissioned in 2020.
The Zapadnaya Substation project is an upgrade substation being operated by Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System.
The designed voltage level of the project is 500kV, while the operating voltage level is 500kV.The step-in voltage of the substation is 500kV and the step-out voltage is 20kV. The substation capacity is 1,500MVA.
Zapadnaya Substation has received approval from Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation to undertake the works on the project.Approximately $0.23m was financed by the authorities for 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.
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