Electric power substation Cryogas opened to supply LNG terminal at the port of Vysotsk
Ceremonial opening of the electric power substation Cryogas (110/10 kW) built by LOESK to supply the terminal for production and transshipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the port of Vysotsk, Leningrad Region, has been held today, 31 July 2018, IAA PortNews correspondednt reports from the port of Vysotsk.
The facility featuring a dedicated capacity of 25 MVA and the 2nd category of reliability will partly power the city of Vysotsk (about 1,000 citizens).
The substation has been built in a very short time with application of the advanced technologies. It is equipped with 24 security cameras providing online data to the control center in Vyborg. The facility is also fitted with security alarm and firefighting systems.
By 2020, LOESK will build a 110 kW power line from the Cryogas substation to the Popovo-Tyagovaya substation to improve reliability of power supply to the Cryogas pland and to the city of Vysotsk.
The project on construction of the terminal for production and transshipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the port of Vysotsk of the Leningrad Region is the largest one in the North-Western Region of Russia. The facility able to produce 660 tonnes of LNG per year will be among the three largest plants in Europe. Finland and Baltic states will be the key sales markets. Apart from LNG transshipment, the terminal will also let arrange bunkering of LNG-powered vessels.
Investments into the project total RUB 65 billion.
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