Transmission Substation Equipment Specifications
The Connection Agreement signed between the Cyprus Transmission System Operator (Cyprus TSO) and the Applicant, provides that the Applicant shall construct the Producer’s/ Consumer’s Central Installations Substation (PCIS / CCIS). The Applicant is responsible to supply and install all the equipment and materials of this substation as well as to carry out all associated works and commissioning tests for this substation. All the equipment and all the works and tests carried out by the Applicant shall meet the requirements of the EAC SPECIFICATION TRANSMISSION EQUIPMENT AND SWITCHGEAR -Transmission Substation Equipment, as amended by EAC from time to time, except where the Applicant’s Connection Agreement specifies otherwise.
The Applicant has the right to select the type of PCIS / CCIS substation he intends to build, namely Outdoor AIS type Substation, or Indoor/Outdoor GIS-type Substation.
The Specification includes issues related to the equipment, material, methods and associated works which are used for the potential alternative solutions that may be applied, mainly related to the power equipment and the substation type (AIS/GIS). It is noted that for new Substations, the solutions for Medium Voltage equipment and equipment for Protection and Control –Substation Automation System “SAS” - are limited to the relevant particular requirements and terms of the latest issued specifications.
Consequently, the Applicant will be able to obtain from EAC the latest issue of the EAC specifications, having firstly informed the Cyprus TSO accordingly.