Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt


Salini Costruttori S.p.A.


2009 - 2010

Description for HV Transmission System (Ethiopia-Sudan-Egypt)

The project consists in a prefeasibility study for a high voltage transmission line with the purpose of power evacuation from GERDp HPP in Ethiopia to Egypt and Sudan.

Main Features

  • HVAC 500kV line (double circuit, 700km from GERDp HPP in Ethiopia to Merowe via Khartoum in Sudan, 1000MW)
  • HVDC ±600kV 2-pole line, 2400km, from GERDp HPP in Ethiopia to Cairo, in Egypt, for transfer of 2000MW and 3000MW via Aswan in Egypt.

Engineering Services

  • Pre-feasibility studies
  • Network studies and stability analysis
  • Financial analysis of the alternatives

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