Bulgaria, Power Distribution South has commissioned a 5.9 million euros worth substation in Plovdiv

, SEE Energy News

EVN Bulgaria, part of Austrian energy group EVN, said that its electricity distribution subsidiary Power Distribution South has commissioned a 5.9 million euros worth substation in Bulgaria’s second -largest city Plovdiv.

According to EVN Bulgaria Regional Manager Alexander Sipek, the facility is fully-automated and remotely managed from recently-opened control center. The new substation has a capacity of 50 MVA which can be later increased to 100 MVA.

In June, Power Distribution South inaugurated a new dispatching center in Plovdiv following the investment of 2 million euros. The new facility, which will be used for monitoring, control and management of the electricity distribution network in the southeastern part of Bulgaria, is one of the company’s most important investments in modern technologies and infrastructure for improved security of electricity supply and efficient dispatching of energy.