SVC in Northern Mozambique (Nampula SVC)

The purpose of the project isto enhance the transmission capacity and to improve reliability and quality of supply. Norconsult was engaged to do Study, design and construction supervision of an SVC in the Northern Grid, at Mocuba – Nampula, in Mozambique. 
Project name:
SVC in Northern Mozambique (Nampula SVC)
Client:
Electricidade de Moçambique (EdM)
Location:
Mozambique
Time span:
2007 – 2009

Services Rendered:

  • Study of optimal size and location for a new, preferably mobile, SVC in the 220 kV and 110 kV grid in Northern Mozambique.
  • Preparation of Technical Specifications and Tender Documents
  • Tender Evaluation
  • Project Management
  • Design and Manufacture Control
  • Construction Supervision and Commissioning

The project included:

  • Installation of a 31,5MVAr SVC to increase the quality of supply on the 220kV Northen System,
  • One 33kV switchgear was constructed and one 31,5MVA 33/11kV transformer installed together with the 11kV system supplying the SVC.
  • Control equipment, Protection, Low voltage system, battery systems and a new stand by generator were installed
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