Tag:substation=generation

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Description
A substation which transforms or dispatches a power plant's output for feed-in to the transmission network Edit or translate this description.
Group: Power
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A generation substation is a substation whose main function is to dispatch and/or transform a power plant's output for feed-in to the transmission network.

Usually the output voltage of the power plant generators is too low and must be transformed upwards to reach the transmission level.

How to map

See guidelines from power=substation to get more information

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