High Voltage TL construction is underway in Bahirdar- Woldiya-Kombolcha
Bahirdar-Woldiya-Kombolcha 400kV transmission line Project has completed the foundation of 790 towers of the 831 and erected 500 towers, Habtamu Teshome, Project Site Engineer.
According to the engineer, the project includes installation of 230 kV 64 towers and wiring, covering 28 km.
The project will cover 381 km from the existing Bahirdar No. 2 substation to the newly constructed Woldiya and Kombolcha substations.
According to the site engineer, more than 85 percent of the electro-mechanical equipment needed to carry out the wiring has reached the site, and the rest have arrived at the port.
According to the coordinator, the average performance of the construction has reached more than 60 percent.
The construction of the line will be carried out by Tata Project Limited, an Indian company and Ethiopian Electric Power is a consultant.