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ZAPORIZHIAOBLENERGO TO RECONSTRUCT SUBSTATION TO CONNECT 20 MW SOLEN ENERGY SOLAR PLANT

PJSC Zaporizhiaoblenergo by September 2019 will reconstruct the 150/35/10 kV Likarniana substation due to the connection of a Solen Energy LLC solar power station in Zaporizhia.
The announcement of the signing of a relevant agreement with Assembly and Construction Company Synergy LLC on March 14 was published in the ProZorro system.
Development and Construction LLC also participated in the auction.
In May 2018, Zaporizhia City Council allocated 36 hectares for Solen Energy LLC on the Orikhivska highway.
According to Solen Energy’s website, the station’s capacity is 19.9 MW, the construction contractor is SIS LLC. The station has Risen and Longi modules with a capacity of 345 W and 365 W each, as well as ABB inverters with a power of 120 kW. In February, open hearings on providing feed-in tariffs to the station were held in Zaporizhia.

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STATE-RUN UKRENERGO SIGNS EUR 19.4 MLN CONTRACT WITH CHINESE COMPANY TO RECONSTRUCT SUBSTATION

National Energy Company Ukrenergo has signed a contract with Xian Electric Engineering Co. Ltd. (China) to reconstruct the 330 kV Brovarska substation with the installation of an autotransformer, the press service of the company has reported. The press service said that 11 companies from eight countries took part in a tender under the rules of the European Investment Bank (EIB), which finances the project. The cost of the project fell by 25%, to EUR 19.4 million.
Reconstruction of the Brovarska substation envisages the installation of modern complete switchgears with SF insulation and the modernization of relay protection and emergency control systems.
In addition, an additional 330/110/35 kV autotransformer with a capacity of 200 MVA will be installed at the substation. This will ensure the reliability and security of energy supply to consumers of the Kyiv energy hub – Brovary, Boryspil and Baryshivka districts of Kyiv region, including the Boryspil airport, as well as expand opportunities for their further economic development.
“Modernization of the Brovarska substation is one of the strategic projects of Ukrenergo. In two and a half years, this substation will be fully automated in accordance with international requirements for reliability and safety,” Deputy Director for Investment Volodymyr Kudritsky said.
Ukrenergo operates trunk and interstate transmission lines, as well as centralized dispatching of the country’s integrated power grids. It is a state-owned enterprise managed by Ukraine’s Finance Ministry. The company will be soon reorganized into a private joint-stock company.

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