Alqueva 400/60k Electrical Substation

Alqueva 400/60k Electrical Substation

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Type

Industry and Energy

Local

Portugal

State

Finished

Year

2017

Client

REN-Redes Energéticas Nacionais SGPS, SA

Alqueva 400/60k Electrical Substation

- The Alqueva 400/60 kV electrical substation has added a relevant node to the interconnection of the National Transmission Network (RNT) between the Alqueva dam, the Ferreira do Alentejo substation and the Spanish electric power grid. On the other hand, it has also provided a local improvement to the 60 kV network. The substation plant is built in an area of ​​5 ha and comprises two 400 kV bays, five 60 kV bays, a control building, an auxiliary service building, two 400 kV bay buildings and two 60 kV bay buildings.

- Development of all civil construction projects, in particular: Architecture, structures, earthworks, road network and drainage. The project for the 400 kV transmission line connected with the existing National Transmission Network was also carried out. The team was also responsible for coordinating environmental impact studies.