Ecuador Inaugurates $34.3mn La Concordia Line

(Energy Analytics Institute, 13.Nov.2020) — The new $34.3mn La Concordia-Pedernales transmission line in Ecuador will enhance productive, tourist and residential development in the Manabí province.

Of the amount, the Inter-American Development Bank contributed $28.2mn, Ecuador’s Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources (MERNNR) announced 13 November 2020 in an official statement.

Around 1.3 million inhabitants in the northern regions of the Manabí province will benefit from a new electrical transmission system that will fulfill energy demand from customers of CNEL EP-Manabí.

The new system will be comprised of the following:

– Transmission line La Concordia-Pedernales, 138 kV (isolated at 230 kV), 80 km long.

– Substation Pedernales 138/69kV, 67 MVA.

– La Concordia sectioning substation, at the 138 kV level, in operation since January 2020.

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