Electrical Works for $30 million

An environmental impact study has been presented in Panama to build a 17km, 230 kV transmission line, as well as an electrical substation in the province of Colon.

Friday, April 29, 2016

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) study submitted to the Ministry of Environment in February 2016 by Gas Natural del Atlantico S. R.L., indicates that the development will be called "Proyecto de Interconexión" (Interconnection Project), and will be located in the province of Colon, district of Colon, in Sabanitas.

This development complements the "Costa Norte" project, and involves the construction of a 230 kV power transmission line with a total length of 17 km and an electrical substation in Sabanitas, province of Colon.

The transmission line will start at the substation that will serve the "Costa Norte" thermoelectric plant in Telfers, and will go to a new substation, also part of the project, in the area of ​​Sabanitas, 15 km away. From the substation Sabanitas, a 2km extension of the transmission line will continue until merging with a power line coming from the Santa Rita substation (currently in operation).

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