China to build two substations in Uygur autonomous region
China’s State Grid Xinjiang Electric Power Co Ltd has begun construction on two 220 kV substations within the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.
The two 220 kV substations are being built in Hotan City and Qira county, along with pylons and transmission lines through the Taklamalan desert.
As a result of industrial development and the optimizing of energy structure from coal to electricity in recent years, the power demand in Hotan prefecture has increased.
The State Grid Xinjiang Electric Power Co Ltd has correspondingly pushed forward the projects of 220 KV transformer substations in Hotan city and Qira county.
The substations are expected to be put into use by the end of this year, as a way to optimize electric power network and improve the capacity of electric power supply.
Source and Image courtesy of: The State Council, The People’s Republic of China/ Gov.cn