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Mt Lock Substation

Locality
Caltowie – Hornsdale Road, SA
Asset Owner
ElectraNet
Voltage / Function
275kV
Project Type
Greenfields

Project Summary

Mt Lock substation was designed for the Hornsdale 1 Wind Farm and was to support the future expansion of the Hornsdale Wind Farm Projects.

Hornsdale Wind Farm 1 project comprises 32 SIEMENS Wind Turbine Generators.

The Mt Lock Substation construction involved:

  • Design of secondary systems
  • Primary and civil works and the 275kV tower cut-in
  • Procurement of the secondary systems, control building and all plant and equipment not free issue
  • Commissioning

The project was energised with extensive remote end design and construction works performed at Davenport and Canowie Substations to allow the energisation of Mt Lock Substation into the Davenport Canowie 275kV transmission line network.