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Brazil - COPEL Power Distribution Project (English)

The project includes investments in subtransmission and distribution needed to meet increased demands on the utility's system; related inspection and training and acquisition of laboratory maintenance and system operation equipment as follows: (i) installation of 50 circuit-km of 138 kV tie lines; (ii) construction, expansion or improvements of nine 138 kV substations, including addition of 305 MVA transformer capacity; (iii) installation of 390 MVA transformer capacity at 69 kV and 80 MVA transformer capacity at 34.5 kV; (iv) installation of 166 circuit-km of 69 kV lines, 130 km of 13.8 kV feeders, 1,040 km of 34.5 kV lines and 860 km of 13.8 kV lines, 4,560 transformers and 200 transformers with an aggregate capacity of 260 MVA; 3,100 circuits of 34.5 kV and 13.8 kV; 145,000 electric meters; 135,000 street lights; (v) improvement of 1630 existing circuits of 34.5 kV and 13.8 kV; (vi) replacement of 85,000 electric meters; (vii) expansion of meter laboratory facilities and equipment; (viii) supplementary equipment for maintenance and operation including energized-line maintenance and system protection and operation equipment; and (ix) inspection of equipment fabrication, through the utilization of consultants' services, and training of staff during such inspection.


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    Latin America & Caribbean,

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    Brazil - COPEL Power Distribution Project

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Brazil - COPEL Power Distribution Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.