1,250 MW Merowe 500 kV AC grid

Linked solutions
  • Multi-purpose hydro scheme (€1.2bn)
  • 500 kV XLPE cables and OHLs (€600m)
  • Development of grid-integration strategy
  • Simultaneous start-up of plant & grid
  • Grid-synchronisation at 350 km distance
  • Risk of blackout due to high ratio unit capacity (250 MW) to grid load (800 MW)
Client 1,250 MW Merowe 500 kV AC grid
Location Merowe dam, Sudan
Period 2005 - 2013
Capacity 250 MW

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Dams Submarine, Underground and Cables Smart Grids and Advanced Metering Systems

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