Linxon has won an order from Svenska kraftnät in Sweden to revamp an existing 400 kV substation, located in Kilanda on the west coast of Sweden.
“The Kilanda substation is an important Hub in the west coast power grid and has reached its technical lifetime, needing a revamp to ensure continued operation, while increasing performance and decreasing future maintenance cost. These substation works are perfectly suited to our capabilities and expertise at Linxon and we are proud to serve this important customer and the communities that rely on reliable power”, said Ingela Hålling, Managing Director of Linxon Hub Nordics.
The substation connects several important transmission lines, requiring careful outage planning to execute the works efficiently and ensure the continued stability of the transmission grid. The replacement of existing equipment will, for the most part, be made on the existing steel structures and foundations, thus extending the lifetime of the substation with minimal environmental impact.
The project consists of equipment replacement of six 400 kV bays, as well as an addition of one new bay. The turnkey project includes a new control and protection system, as well as auxiliary systems housed in a new building.
Linxon commenced operations on September 1, 2018, undertaking turnkey electrical alternating current substation projects related to renewable and conventional power generation, power transmission and transportation solutions. Substations enable the efficient and reliable transmission and distribution of electricity. Within the substation, switchgear controls and protects the network from power outages and facilitates reliable electricity supply.
We combine SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise and Hitachi Energy’s industry-leading technological knowledge to create a company dedicated to substations. As one of the leading engineering companies, we help our customers with turnkey solutions in the field of substations for power transmission, renewable energy and transportation. As a single point of contact we combine the accumulated knowhow of key-suppliers and contractors so that customers benefit from efficient solutions, increased industrial productivity and a lower environmental impact. We work to shape energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity. linxon.com
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