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Paraguay – ANDE projects works for USD 1,109 million in Transmission and Distribution

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Source: Bnamericas, Thursday, October 24, 2019

The National Electricity Administration announced the main works planned for the reinforcement of the National Interconnected System in the coming years.

The electrical infrastructure works will require an investment of more than USD 1,109 million, highlighting initiatives to strengthen the Transmission and Distribution System, which include:

The public tender for the new Yacyretá-Villa Hayes 500 kV Transmission line is underway with a total investment of USD 213 million, which will include the supply and installation of two 500 kV Reactor Banks at the Villa Hayes Substation, the supply of a Communication and Control System for the ANDE Load Cutting Scheme (ECCA) and the restoration and modernization of the San Lorenzo Substation, in 220 and 66 kV.

USD 125 million for the Rehabilitation and Modernization of the Acaray Hydroelectric Power Plant and financing through FONPLATA for the construction of the Valenzuela Substation in 500 kV and Transmission lines, for an investment of USD 170 million.

There is also the improvement of the Transmission and Distribution System of the Metropolitan System, together with the construction of new lines and expansion of several substations and distribution centers.


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