The project objective is to evaluate the technical and economic feasibility of the second circuit of the SIEPAC HV transmission line, as a key component in the regional capacity expansion up to 600 MW; the feasibility analysis considered the following issues:

  • The current regulatory framework;
  • The current and expected power flows in the regional electricity market;
  • The progress in the strengthening of transmission infrastructure in each country, and;
  • The development of the power transmission expansion plans in each country.