El Infiernito - Mezquital HVDC Line, Mexico
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El Infiernito – Mezquital HVDC Line, Mexico

By Carmen 16 Sep 2021

El Infiernito – Mezquital HVDC Line is a 400kV overhead line with a length of 300km from El Infiernito, Baja California Sur, Mexico, to Mezquital, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2023.


El Infiernito – Mezquital HVDC Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Comision Federal de Electricidad. The line will carry direct current (AC) through double circuit cable.

El Infiernito – Mezquital HVDC Line project development status

The construction works on the El Infiernito – Mezquital HVDC Line project will be commenced in 2022 and commissioning is expected in 2023.

About Comision Federal de Electricidad

Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) is a power utility company that carries out generation, transmission, distribution, supply and commercialization of electricity. The company generates electricity through various renewable energy sources including thermal, hydro, coal-fired, wind, solar, geothermal and nuclear power plant. It also offers civil engineering, construction and investment services. CFE imports, exports, transports, purchases and sells fuel oil and natural gas. The company undertakes the planning and execution of projects and installations, as required by the national electricity system.


All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.


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