Eltel Power Transmission signed a 110 kV green field substation contract in Finland
New Siikajoki substation will be an important point of 110 kV grid, serving both the local production and consumption. The contract includes construction of 110 kV outdoor switchgear, construction of primary and secondary circuits, control room building, fencing and construction of the access control system, including burglary alarm system. The new substation will be built in Siikajoki, Northern Ostrobothnia Region of Finland.
The project is implemented in close cooperation with Eltel Networks Poland, where Eltel has a strong expertise in design and execution of substation projects.
−The contract is important for Eltel, as it is an opening of complete delivery of substation projects with Fingrid. This agreement, together with Pyhänselkä−Siikajoki and Kalajoki−Siikajoki 110 kV + 400 kV transmission line projects that Eltel won at the end 2014, create a significant project entity, says Ari Eskola, from Eltel Power Transmission.
Eltel is a leading European provider of technical services for critical infrastructure networks – Infranets – in the segments of Power, Communication and Transport & Defence, with operations throughout the Nordic and Baltic regions, Poland, Germany, the United Kingdom and Africa. Eltel provides a broad and integrated range of services, spanning from maintenance and upgrade services to project deliveries. Eltel has a diverse contract portfolio and a loyal and growing customer base of large network owners. The number of employees is approximately 8,500 and in 2013, Eltel sales amounted to EUR 1.15 billion.