Albania starts construction of a $6.6M substation

Albania, Tirana: Albania broke ground for a €6.25 million euro ($6.67 million) power substation in Orikum, in the southwest of the country, according to the energy ministry.

The construction of the 110/35/20 kV substation, with power transformers and associated electrical equipment, is co-financed by Germany’s KfW bank, and the construction works are expected to be completed within 14 months, reports SeeNews.

The new substation is part of a broader project, which includes the construction of one more substation in Himara and the upgrade of the Vlora-Borsh power line.

Source: SeeNews