Uruguay’s Ingener to build Paraguay’s high voltage power line with US$85 million investment

The Uruguayan electrical engineering services company will proceed with the construction of the 500 kV line that will allow Paraguay to be fully supplied with the energy generated by the Itaipú hydroelectric power plant.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ingener, Uruguay's largest electrical infrastructure construction company, signed a contract with the National Electricity Administration (ANDE) to build and interconnect Paraguay's high voltage electrical system. The agreements to begin construction of the 500 KV Valenzuela Substation with an investment of US$85 million were signed in the presence of Paraguay's president Mario Abdo Benítez.

This is a major development that will enable Paraguay, for the first time in its history, to fully benefit from the energy generated by the Itaipú Hydroelectric Power Plant, built on the Paraná River, on the border with . . .

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