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Caracolí Substation

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Early Works
Environmental evaluation
Start: 12/2016
Completion: 04/2017
In Construction
Under Construction
Start: 10/2017
Completion: 02/2018
Current Stage In operation
Project Details


The project, also classified as "Atlántico 3", entails the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Caracolí substation, along with associated works, such as the installation of transformers and transmission lines. The project is part of the larger Plan 5 Caribe, a government initiative to strengthen and optimize the supply of electric energy in Colombia's Caribbean coast.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Caracolí Substation
Project Type
Distribution, Transmission
Development Phase
In operation
Project Status
Project Capacity
110  kV (kilovolts)  Distribution
110  kV (kilovolts)  Transmission
US$ 65mn
Completion Date

The project is located in the municipalities of Soledad and Barranquilla, to the south of the city of Barranquilla.

*The map coordinates represent the approximate latitude and longitude, and not the exact location of the project. 

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