Beirut areas receiving power from other transport lines, the 150 and 66 kilovolt
networks, will be supplied with electricity 21 hours a day, whereas city areas supplied by the 220 kilovolt
network will have 18 hours of power.
In case of requesting an urgent connection, a fee of Dh1,500 has to paid for each kilovolt
. The connection fee for an expatriate living in a rented apartment is only Dh100, while the owner of an industrial or commercial establishment will have to pay Dh1,000 and the owner of a farm Dh250.
The EWA has also opened similar 66 kilovolt
stations in LuLu Island and Nakhl Al Lawzi.
Georgia Power, the largest subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), has completely redesigned its present 500 kilovolt
switchyard for Vogtle units 1 and 2.
The contract for the construction of a new 400 kiloVolt
(kV) Double Circuit (DC) transmission line will support DSI's aggressive expansion plans within India.
Under the first agreement, Bahrain will obtain a soft loan of BD19.2 million to upgrade the 220 and 66 kilovolt
power transportation grid.
Azerbaijan's Azerenergy OJSC is laying a new 220 kilovolt
high-voltage power transmission line from the Janub power station in Shirvan city to the Khirdalan substation to further enhance the reliability and sustainability of supplying Baku with electricity, Trend reports on April 1.
Transco's subtransmission assets are made up of about 6,200 circuit-kilometers, comprising 69 kilovolt
transmission lines and 1,600 megavolt amperes of substation capacity.
The achievements of the authority include the execution of 14 power stations in the first half this year, of which two major substations of 400 kilovolt
at a total cost of Dh900 million, as well as 12 substations of 132 kilovolt
at a total cost of more than Dh1.8 billion.
"The overall cost of the 66-11 kilovolt
facility topped BD6 million," Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) deputy chief executive for planning and projects Dr Khalid Burashed said.
They are replacing existing 115 kilovolt
lines with 230 kilovolt
single circuit transmission lines.