Vinci to build 1,950km of power lines in Brazil

Vinci subsidiary Cobra IS has won three contracts worth a total of €720m to build 1,948km of high-voltage transmission lines in Brazil.

Cobra has also signed two EPC contracts worth €550m with concessionaire Companhia de Transmissão de Energia Elétrica Paulista.

One of the design-and-build lots involves 1,092km of lines and three substations in the states of Minas Gerais and Bahia.

The other is a 507km-long transmission line and substation in the states of Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro.

Cobra is also part of a €150m public–private partnership involving a 349km, 500kV transmission line and the extension of two substations in Minas Gerais.

In 2022, Cobra won a two transmission contracts totalling over €1bn in Brazil.

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