Contract awarded for substation construction at 80-MW Budarhals hydroelectric plant

Icelandic transmission utility Landsnet has awarded a US$1.2 million contract to Orkuvirki ehf. to construct a substation for the 80-MW Budarhals hydropower project.

The work is to include engineering studies and design work, plus the manufacture, installation, testing and commissioning of high-voltage equipment.

Landsnet last solicited bids for the substation in March. also reported that Icland utility Landsvirkjun sought bids for high-voltage cables and terminations in April.

The Budarhals hydroelectric plant will be located on Iceland's Tungnaa and Kaldakvisi rivers.

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