Project

CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION AND EQUIPMENT OF TRANSMISSION LINES BETWEEN THE NATIONAL INTERCONNECTED SYSTEM (SIN) AND THE ISOLATED SYSTEM OF BAJA CALIFORNIA (INCLUDING UNDERWATER CABLE LAYING), in the states of BAJA CALIFORNIA, BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR and SONORA.

Sector: Electricity


Last Update

31/03/2019
 
Short Name of the Project:
0689 CFE: Interconnection SIN-BCS Transmission Line
Type of Investment:
Greenfield
Subsector:
Transmission / Distribution
Asset (s):
 Submarine Cable 110 KM, Electric Power Transmission Line 620 KM, Electric Power Transmission Line 55 KM-Double Circuit, Electric Power Transmission Line 195 KM-Double Circuit, Electric Power Transmission Line 2 KM-Double Circuit 
Contract Currency:
US Dollars
Estimated Investment MXN:

32,099,297,777

Estimated Investment USD:

1,604,964,888

Exchange rate (USD/MXN) used by the Ministry of Finance for the economic plan 2019: $ 20
Contract Scope:
  Construction,  Equipment,  Installation

DESCRIPTION

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The project consists of the construction of:

- Three converter stations: in the "Villa Constitución" substation with a capacity of 840 MVA, ± 400/230 kV, in the "Mezquital" substation with a capacity of 180 MVA, ± 400/115 kV, and in the "Esperanza" substation with a capacity of 1.020 MVA, ± 400/400 kV.
- Underwater cable in CD, bipolo, ± 400 kV, 110 km length..
- Three transmission lines in CD, bipolo, ± 400 kV, for a total of 620 km length.
- A double circuit transmission line in 400 kV and 55 km length.
- A double circuit transmission line in 230 kV and 195 km length.
- A double circuit transmission line in 115 kV and 2 km length.
- A three-phase transformer bank, with a reserve unit of 133 MVA each, 230/115 kV.
- A three-phase transformer bank, with a reserve unit of 300 MVA each, 230/115 kV.
- A capacitor bank of 15 MVAr at 115 kV.
- A capacitor bank of 12.5 MVAr at 115 kV.

LEGAL AND FINANCIAL STRUCTURE

Type of Project
  Public
Type of Contract
  Financed Public Works
Term
5 years
Selection Process
  International Open Tender
Fuentes de financiamiento de inversión
Private
100 %
MXN
32,099,297,777
USD
1,604,964,888
Payment Source
Budgetary
In Public Financed Works (OPF for its acronym in Spanish), the developer is responsible for financing the project during the construction / execution stage. Once the project is delivered according to contractual terms and is in operating conditions, CFE pays the developer the agreed amount.

STATUS

Stage
  Preinvestment
Substage
  Studies
RELEVANT DATES
Request for proposals/Announcement
November
2019
Contract Signing June 2020
Execution/Construction Starting Date June 2020
Term of the Contract May 2023

GEOLOCATION

State(s)
Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora   

SPONSOR

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Entity
Secretaría de Energía
Department
CFE Transmisión EPS
Contact
Gerardo Aguirre Rivadeneyra
E-mail
gerardo.aguirre@dt.cfe.mx

REMARKS

The project is under review by the Federal Electricity Commission.

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