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ANDE receives offers for the construction and interconnection of the Alto Paraná 220/66/23 kV Substation

Bnamericas Published: Friday, May 08, 2020
ANDE receives offers for the construction and interconnection of the Alto Paraná 220/66/23 kV Substation

This Ande release was published using machine translation.

Regarding the Construction and Interconnection Project of the Alto Paraná 220/66/23 kV Substation , as of today, May 7 of this year, the bids were received that will allow the bidding process to continue and lead to the execution of the corresponding works.

The Alto Paraná Substation responds to the need to provide the Alto Paraná Department with adequate Transmission Infrastructure, allowing it to project itself as an important industrial hub, fundamental for the development and establishment of investment projects. In this context, this work becomes necessary, in order to meet the growth in demand and improve the quality of supply in the area of influence, with greater availability of electrical energy, guaranteeing service in technically acceptable conditions. Likewise, it predisposes to improvements in the operation of the transmission system, with a significant increase in the reliability and flexibility of the system.

In this regard, a new 220 kV Patio will be included and those of 66kV and 23kV existing will be improved. It is important to highlight the incorporation of new technologies for the environment, corresponding to the SF6 gas armored substation modality (GIS), for all the voltage levels expected, in accordance with a more compact, modern, safe environment with less impact on their environment.

Among the equipment acquisitions, foreseen in the framework of this Tender for Works, we can mention: 2 three-phase Power Transformers of 220/23 kV - 80 MVA, 2 Banks of single-phase Transformers of 220/66 / 13.8 kV - 120 MVA each, as well as the GIS Units in 220 kV, 66 kV and 23 kV. The provision also includes Civil, Electrical, Electromechanical, Telecommunication and Auxiliary Services Works, all necessary for the operation of the premises, as well as complementary Works in Distribution. On the other hand, the construction of the Underground Line in 220 is planned. kV (5 km), and the adaptation of the Presidente Franco Substation, necessary for the corresponding Interconnection with this new Alto Paraná Substation.

It is important to note that these Works will be financed with funds from the European Investment Bank (EIB).

In total, 10 Offers were presented and the detailed analysis of the documents presented will be carried out during the Evaluation Process.

It is worth mentioning that the Opening of Bids was carried out taking into account the preventive measures against the risk of expansion of CORONAVIRUS (COVID19) in accordance with the provisions of Circular DNCP 06/2020 in order to avoid crowds.

It was broadcast live through ANDE's official social networks (Facebook Live and from the institutional page ( www.ande.gov.py )

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