November 13, 2023
UNICOM/ENDE TRANSMISIÓN: END TRANSMISIÓN PERFORMS PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE OF A TRANSFORMER OF POWER IN THE TRINIDAD SUBSTATION
Ende transmission, a subsidiary of Ende Corporation, as part of preventive maintenance, made High voltage bushing change work and transformer oil leaks correction 8th-5 of the Trinidad substation, with the objective of guaranteeing the reliability of the supply of electricity to the capital of the department of Beni.
This power transformer is of vital importance for the city of Trinidad, since this It feeds much of the electric demand of the Trinitarian population.If the importance of a power transformer, the maintenance of this equipment is very necessary to Reduce the risks of incidents, breakdowns and false shots, in addition to prolonging its useful life, fact that allows the proper functioning of the electricity grid.
The works were coordinated with the department of maintenance of substations.In the place Special equipment was counted to perform this type of maintenance and personnel support specialized technician.The de -negization of the unit was necessary to give a solution definitive to the observations found, in compliance with the technical and corresponding security, together with the verifications and surveys that are required in these cases.
UNICOM/ENDE CORPORACIÓN: ENDE BUILDS THE SECOND TRANSMISSION LINE IN 500 KV THAT WILL STRENGTHEN THE ELECTRIC SUPPLY IN THE BOLIVIAN EAST
UNICOM ENDE 19-10-2023.- The National Electricity Company (Ende Corporation) advances in the Construction of the “Transmission Line in 500 KV Carrasco – Gaps and Associated Substations”, being the second electric transmission line in 500 kV of Bolivia.This line of extra high voltage, will allow strengthening the electricity supply in the departments of Cochabamba and Santa Cruz, in addition to Provide the transport capacity necessary for the export of electricity.
The project includes the construction of a transmission line of 186.30 kilometers long, From the Carrasco substation, located in the municipality of Entre Ríos of the Carrasco province of Cochabamba, to the Brechas substation, located in the Cordillera province of the Department of Santa Cross.
This work will allow the creation of a large capacity for electricity transport, which will interconnect the eastern and central areas of the National Interconnected System (SIN), strengthening the Electric supply in the Bolivian East Region, will also allow the surplus of Generation in the collector node gaps for export.
The project is in full execution, with an important advance in the construction of foundations of line structures, which quantified add up to 427 reticulated metal structures that will form This electric transport work.
This particular project consolidates the capacity of Bolivian professionals, since the totality of the line and the associated substations, it is built with engineering prepared by transmission and National labor is used in construction.This milestone shows that Bolivian professionals They have the necessary capabilities to face the construction of projects in extra tension along with his colleagues in neighboring countries.
Ende Corporation will continue working to strengthen the national interconnected system, not only to strengthen the electricity supply for Bolivians, but also to advance projects of export of electricity, policy promoted by the national government that seeks to interconnect to Bolivia with neighboring countries.
September 29, 2023
UNICOM/ENDE TRANSMISIÓN: ENDE PERFORMS MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRIC LINES IN TARIJA TO PREVENT CORTES IN RAINY SEASON
UNICOM ENDE 6-9-2023.- As part of the annual high-line maintenance program tension, the National Electricity Company (Ende Corporation), concluded different civil works to throughout the La Angostura Transmission Line – Bermejo 115 Kilovolts (KV), with the objective of guarantee the stability of high voltage towers and the continuity of the energy supply electric to important locations from the department of Tarija.
The works consisted of the construction of gavions with cement soil, stone gavions, Talus protection with reinforced geomant concrete, among other civil works, which will avoid any type damage to structures by landslides and erosion of the land, taking into account that the rainy season is approaching.
The transmission line travels the population of Angostura to the town of Bermejo and is from vital importance for the region, since it connects to Bermejo to the national interconnected system (SIN).
The work of civil works in this line have different levels of difficulty, since their line It presents a diverse orography, crossing mountains, mountain foot, plains and caudalous rivers.
In addition to these civil works, the correct functioning of all the Transmission line components transporting high voltage electricity for Department of Tarija.
Ende Corporation will continue working to strengthen the Bolivian electrical system regarding High voltage transport.
UNICOM/ENDE TRANSMISIÓN: PRESIDENT ARCE OPENS THE FIRST TRANSMISSION LINE IN COCHABAMBA ELECTRIC IN 500 KV
13 SEP 2023 UCOM-MHE-EDE-13-09-2023.- within the framework of the Cochabamba ephemeris, and with a Investment greater than one billion Bolivians, President Luis Arce Catacora marked a milestone Historical for the development of the Bolivian electricity sector, when inaugurating the transmission line Carrasco – Santivañez;the first in 500 kV (kilowol) of the country, which puts Bolivia at the level of the Electric sector of the neighboring countries of the continent.
This work will strengthen electric transmission in the central and eastern section of the system National Interconnected (SIN), allowing to transport the power of generation plants Hydroelectric, solar and wind that have different random availability levels. Likewise, it will supply national demand and the export market through a system of robust transmission, with a transport capacity of a network operated in larger tensions at 230 kV.
It should be noted that the design, engineering and construction of the line were totally made by Bolivian professionals of Ende Transmission and the contractor companies in charge of the work, demonstrating a high level of training and experience for the execution of foundations, assembly, laying of the cables and the optical cable of earth (OPGW).
The Carrasco – Santivañez transmission line is located in the municipalities of Entre Ríos and Santivañez, from the Carrasco and Capinota provinces respectively;It has a length of 235.65 km and A simple list configuration with four conductors per phase, separated at 1.1 meters.His commercial operation will benefit the entire Bolivian population, strengthening the electric transmission in the Santivañez – Carrasco corridor, whose availability often Be affected because of heavy rains and/or overflows of the river in the area.
This new infrastructure has two defined sections, the first with an altitude less than 1,000 M.S.N.M.(meters above sea level) begins in the Carrasco substation, and the second with a altitude between 1,000 to 4,100 m.s.n.m.Connect the line with the Santivañez II substation.
It should be noted that the design, engineering and construction of the line is properly 100% BolivianThe substations were built in “hand key”.This demonstrates the high Level of Bolivian professionals, as well as the contractor companies that carried out the Foundations, assembly and lying of the cables and the OPGW.
Santivañez houses the industrial park of the same name, which is also the largest in Cochabamba; So the implementation of this transmission line will grant the necessary solidity to the industries located in the place and those new ventures that anticipate settle in this region, contributing to consolidate the industrialization government headed by the President Luis Arce Catacora.
September 26, 2023
UNICOM/ENDE TRANSMISSION: INDER TRANSMISSION MAKE IMPROVEMENTS IN THE CONTROL AND PROTECTION SYSTEM INTERNAL OF A THREE -PHASE TRANSFORMER IN THE CATAVI SUBSTATION
Ende Transmission, a subsidiary of Ende Corporation, made improvements to the control and protection system internal of a three -phase transformer in the Catavi substation of the Department of Potosí.With this task is guaranteed a reliable and safe operation of the transformer, a vital part for the Energy supply to surrounding populations.
If the importance of a power transformer is taken into account, the maintenance of this equipment It is very necessary to reduce the risks of incidents, breakdowns and false shots, in addition to prolong your useful life, a fact that allows the proper functioning of the electricity grid.
According to maintenance activities, it was evidenced that some protections electromechanics denoted an advanced natural deterioration by the years of operation, in that sense The efforts were carried out for replacement in compliance with the technical and corresponding security, together with the verifications and surveys that are required in these cases.
To do this, the specialized technical personnel made the replacement of the protections electromechanics, improvements and renewal of the control-protection circuits, the system of Ducteado of the transformer, complete electrical tests and the verification of hermeticity of the 25 MVA three -phase power transformer.
UNICOM/ENDE TRANSMISSION: END TRANSMISSION PERFORMS OIL ANALYSIS IN 500 KV TRANSFORMERS THE CARRASCO SUBSTATION
The company Enda Transmission, a subsidiary of Ende Corporation, in order to guarantee reliability and maximum availability of the equipment associated with the 500 kV Carrasco transmission line – Santiváñez, made the removal of dielectric oil samples, reactors of Main bar line and reactors, which were subsequently analyzed in the laboratory of oils that the company has in the city of Cochabamba.
For the extraction of oil samples, safety protocols and standards are followed international to guarantee the integrity of the process.Subsequently, the oil is analyzed in the Ende oil laboratory in Cochabamba.
Due to the voltage level, the power and its importance in the interconnection trunk system (STI), the Power transformers have online monitors of gas operation parameters generated, moisture content, partial discharges in bushings, oil temperature and windings, by What, the results obtained in the oil laboratory are a way to verify metrologically the measured values and therefore the increase in the reliability of the equipment.
ENDE Transmisión currently has a modern dielectric oil analysis laboratory in Cochabamba, to be able to carry out periodic monitoring of the oil condition of the transformers, with the purpose of making reconditioning and/or change of it in a timely manner, before the oil continues its deterioration and can produce failures in the transformers.
August 8, 2023
UNICOM/ENDE TRANSMISIÓN: ENDE TRANSMISIÓN PERFORMS MAINTENANCE AND CHANGE OF RADIATOR IN UNIT OF REACTOR RESERVE IN THE SANTIVÁÑEZ SUBSTATION
ENDE Transmisión, Ende Corporation, maintenance in a reserve reactor did (coil high voltage) in the Santivañez 230 KV substation, part of the interconnection trunk system (STI). The availability of these reserve reactors is of the utmost importance to an eventuality of unavailability of the other 6 reactors in service.
The maintenance of the reserve reactor consisted of changing a radiator following a leakage of Oil detected during monthly inspection works.The escape was located in the union of the main ducts to the cooling radiator, which prevented its repair, reason by which was decided to replace the entire radiator.
The radiator replacement works were completed successfully and without any incident, in addition The hermeticity review of the unit was carried out, being fully operational for use according to request.
To carry out this maintenance activity in the substation, a equipment of oil filtering called ETEA 500, with which the oil level was lowered inside the tank that It contains the reactor, in such a way that it allowed the extraction of the radiator without the oil spill. All work stages such as being disassembly and assembly of the radiator, were carried out with personnel specialized technical and professional transmission.
UNICOM / ENDE TRANSMISIÓN : ENDE TRANSMISIÓN IMPLEMENT AN ADDITIONAL MONITORING TOOL IN YOUR SCADA FOR DATA DISPLAY DURING THE ELECTRICITY NETWORK OPERATION
ENDE Transmisión, Ende Corporation, with the purpose of facilitating the control and supervision of the electricity grid that operates, has implemented a monitoring system in its SCADA system with a visualization tool called Electrical Board, which allows visualizing important data that the company needs to analyze and/or follow up continuous in “real time” of electrical behavior in the stages of generation and transmission of the chain of electricity.
When the SCADA system administrator is aware that centralizes, practically 100% of the electrical data of high voltage from Bolivia, different “boards” were developed, including for generation and transmission with indicators considered important to visualize.In this first stage a board has developed to show The behavior of the total generation versus the total demand of the system in megawatts, and another that shows a map of Bolivia with the demand of each department.Highlighting that the data shown in these figures are refresh, in the Board, automatically in a period of two minutes (programmable).
Today companies need information related to their management indicators, for some decades Gosses have been implemented boards, even in the financial area.These are boards that show a Summary of the behavior of some area of the company, usually through management indicators.End of transmission He currently uses this tool that has called it “electrical boards.”
July 5, 2023
UNICOM/ENDE CORPORACIÓN: PRESIDENT LUIS ARCE AND ALBERTO FERNÁNDEZ INAUGURATE INTERCONNECTION WORK TO EXPORT ELECTRICITY TO ARGENTINA
UCOM-MHE-ENDE-01-06-2023.- The presidents of Bolivia, Luis Arce, and Argentina, Alberto Fernández, They opened this Thursday in the community of Yaguacua, of the Tarijeño municipality of Yacuiba, the line of International Interconnection Bolivia – Argentina “Juana Azurduy de Padilla de 132 kilovolts (kV)”, which It represents a historical milestone in the energy integration of both countries.
This work represents “the brotherhood between two countries that have a common history, each fighting for Improve the quality of life of Bolivians and Argentines.This interconnection line that joins Bolivia and Argentina is also important for the presence of an Argentine president – the second to visit Yacuiba after Juan Domingo Perón – who renews friendship and affection between two sibling peoples ”, The Bolivian head of state expressed.
Meanwhile, Fernández said that with Arce “we share the same look of our peoples, with equality and social justice, to promote and build a Latin America that is integrated (…).One of the How Lucho works for the progress of Bolivia and the peoples of Latin America is here, in the Construction of an electric plant that carries energy to the North Argentina, which needs it so much. ”
In turn, the Minister of Hydrocarbons and Energies of Bolivia, Franklin Molina Ortiz, said that “the Electric interconnection is a historical milestone, a pride for the country, because the work was executed by Bolivian hands, for our workers.This project represents the effort of our company National Electricity (ENDE), the Subsidiary Ende Andina y Ende Transmisión Argentina S.A.(ETASA).
He explained that with the implementation of this project, the export of surpluses of electric power to the Argentine territory, with a maximum of 120 megawatts (MW), without affecting the Reliability or quality of electricity supply on the Bolivian side.
The project, which required an investment of approximately Bs 365 million, includes 120 kilometers of electric lines from the yaguacua substation and crosses rural land to the Tartagal substation, In the Argentine province of Salta, he added.
It also covers the expansion of the yaguacua substation and installation of an autotransformer bank of 150 megavoltamperio (MVA) 230/132 kV and the extension of the Tartagal 132/33/13.2 kV substation for The entrance of the line from Bolivia.
With the electrical interconnection between the two nations, an old yearning is specified and the Energy integration in the southern cone, since Bolivia will add to the system that allows the exchange Electric with Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil.
UNICOM/ENDE TRANSMISIÓN: ENDE TRANSMISIÓN PERFORMS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
The “The Youth in Ende Transmisión” program was developed with the purpose of contributing to strengthening the leading role of Bolivian young people, within the framework of the D.S.No. 4887.
This training program is made up of three knowledge areas:
Sexual and reproductive health (sexually transmitted infections and contraceptive methods) Emotional Intelligence Skills Development Conversation about laws in favor of young people and their perspective regarding their exercise.
These activities were planned so that the 32 young people improve their knowledge in these themes and, therefore, have a better opportunity to exercise their rights and respect those of others.