GIS Substation (U Wisara Road)

THE CHALLENGE | Upgrade the existing 33kV 20MVA Hathaway Substation to a 66kV 30MVA Substation. The location was a small site envelope creating unique challenges. This key Substation provides power for the Myanmar National TV Centre in Kamaryut Township amongst other key services in Yangon City.

Completed GIS substation in Yangon, Myanmar.

RJE provided the below turnkey services to operate and comply with the Yangon climate and to relevant IEC standards:

  • Detailed Design, GIS foundation design drawing and detailed calculation, civil works, earthing system, substation layout, fencing, lighting, auxiliary services, cabling drawings, and protection & control system.
  • Incoming and outgoing for 66kV and 11kV underground lines, cable jointing, terminations, grounding work (including civil works), installation of AC/DC control panel, battery bank and charger installation, testing, and commissioning.
  • In the substation switchyard, installation of 66kV incoming gas insulated switchgear outdoor GIS.

The project was completed in March 2017 as per contract requirements.

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CLIENT NAME: Yangon Electricity Supply Corporation (YESC)
LOCATION: Hanthawaddy Substation, U Wisara Road, Yangon
INDUSTRY CATEGORY: Substation, Utility
CONTRACT TYPE: Lump Sum Contract
UPDATES: Complete March 2017