State-owned company Electricity Transmission System Operator of Macedonia (MEPSO) has started works on the last stage of 110 kV powerline linking Skopje and Tetovo, news agency MIA reported. The whole project is worth EUR 3.5 million, the company said in a statement. The new powerline will replace the old one, in use for 60 years.
The operator stated works near Tetovo are planned to last for 40 days, and that short interruptions in electricity supply are possible, the statement adds.
MEPSO was established in 2005 after the transformation of the Electric Power Company of Macedonia. The core of its activity is smooth electricity transmission via high voltage network, control over the electric power system, and regular and duly electricity flow to its clients such as large industrial consumers (Bucim, OKTA, Maksteel, Mittal Steel, USJE, Silmak, and FENI Industry), and to the low voltage grids of EVN Macedonia and ELEM Energetika, according to information on the company’s website.