Published: 04 July 2022 04 July 2022
Iberdrola, through its subsidiary NeoenergiaIt has won two lots in the auction: one of 1,707 kilometres between the states of Minas Gerais and São Paulo and the other, a 291-kilometre contract, located in Mato Grosso do Sul.
The 1,707-kilometre project aims to expand the transmission capacity of the northern region of Minas Gerais, so that energy generated by renewable sources can flow. It consists of three 500 kV lines, plus a 440 kV line. The new 500 kV New Bridge 3 substation will also be built.
The second foresees the construction of 291 kilometres of lines in nine municipalities in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, with two 230 kV lines and sections and a 230/138 kV Paraíso 2 - 2x150 MVA substation. The objective is the integration of the small hydroelectric power plants Fundãozinho, Areado and Bandeirante and the connection of the distribution in the Paraíso region.