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Bacabeira - Parnaíba III, C1 Transmission Line

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Early Works
Early design & engineering
Start: 06/2016
Completion: 10/2016
In Construction
Current Stage Under Construction
Start: 02/2018
Completion: 11/2019
In operation
Project Details


The project involves the construction of a transmission line between the Bacabeira plant and Parnaíba III substation. The new infrastructure will bolster the northern section of the national interconnected system (SIN), according to energy planning studies conducted by the company Empresa de Pesquisa Energética for the energy and mines ministry.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Bacabeira - Parnaíba III, C1 Transmission Line
Project Type
Development Phase
Under Construction
Project Status
Project Capacity
312  km (kilometers)  Transmission
US$ 493mn
Completion Date

The line will run from the Bacabeira plant in the state of Maranhão to the Parnaíba III substation in the state of Piauí.

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