Construction of two substations begins in Estonia

Estonia: Merko Infra, part of a large Estonian construction company Merko Ehitus group, and Elering, Estonia’s national power transmission operator company, have signed contracts for the construction of Kilingi-Nõmme and Tsirguliina substations in Estonia.

In Tsirguliina, an old substation will be demolished, and a new 330 kV substation will be erected, complemented with a second autotransformer, reports Globe Newswire.

In Kilingi-Nõmme, a new 330 kV switchgear will be built together with a two-storey substation for automatics, control and telecommunication devices.

The construction of both substations will start in April 2018 and the works are scheduled to be completed in November 2019. The works will be conducted as a turnkey project.

Source: Globe Newswire