Ekibastuzâ€“Kokshetau high-voltage line
The three-phase line Ekibastus - Kokshetau - Qostanai (Russian Экибастуз - Кокчетав - Кустанай ) is an overhead line electrical transmission with a nominal voltage of the world one-time high in 1150 kV and operated by Kazakhstan's energy suppliers KEGOC. The performance is given as 5,500 MVA. It is a section of the transmission line of Itatsk, Siberia to Chelyabinsk ( Челябинск ) in the Urals. The Board comprises a bundle conductors, each with eight strands.
Construction began in 1980, the plant was commissioned in 1988. This cable runs from the power plant Ekibastus about 700 km to Qostanai in Kazakhstan and is mounted on triangular pylons of 60 m height. By extending towards the east of cheaper off-peak electricity from Siberia can be used by the time shift in the Urals.