19 November 2013
Spanish energy firm Abengoa has won a contract to carry out an electricity transmission project, worth $229m, in the states of Sao Paulo and Minas Gerais in south east Brazil.
Abengoa will be responsible for the engineering, construction, maintenance of a 367km transmission line with a capacity of 500 kV between the Marimbondo II and Campinas substations.
Abengoa will construct a transmission line in the states of Sao Paulo and Minas Gerais (Wikimedia Commons)
The line will come into operation in September 2017.
The contract was awarded by the Brazilian National Electricity Agency. Abengoa has already carried out other projects for the agency, including the Linha Verde and Norte Brasil lines; and the most recent project awarded in May involves three new lines with a total length of 2,000 km.