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Bolívar-Cartagena second transmission line

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Early Works
Environmental evaluation
Start: 12/2015
Completion: 03/2016
In Construction
Under Construction
Start: 04/2017
Completion: 09/2018
Current Stage In operation
Project Details


The project aims for the need to reinforce Colombia's power transmission infrastructure, specifically at Bolivar department, to ensure the power supply in the southwest of the country. The project consists in the construction, operation and maintenance of a 220Kv transmission line, from the Bolivar substation to the Cartagena substation. The line will have an extension of 21km and might be totally aerial or partially aerial and subterranean. The initiative is part of the UPME's 2012-25 reference generation and transmission expansion plan.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Bolívar-Cartagena second transmission line
Project Type
Development Phase
In operation
Project Status
Project Capacity
220  kV (kilovolts)  Transmission
US$ 80mn
Completion Date

The project includes works in the municipalities of Cartagena, Turbaco and Santa Rosa, in Bolivar department.

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

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Deputy Director, Energy
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