Inauguration of EDESUR Quilmes Substation

Published on Thursday, 15 December 2016

133 million pesos of investment and improvement un the quality of service for 130 thousand customers

  • National, provincial and municipal authorities took part in the inauguration of EDESUR Quilmes Substation.


Buenos Aires, December 15, 2016. Quilmes Substation repowering works started today in Quilmes Substation. This work is included within the Investment Plan for 2700 million pesos that EDESUR, subsidiary of Enel Argentina, is performing in 2016.

Present at the act were the Mayor Martiniano Molina; General Secretary of the

Government of the Province of Buenos Aires, Fabián Perechodnik; Undersecretary of Thermal Energy, Transportation and Electrical Distribution of the Nation, Osvaldo Rolando; President of ENRE, Ricardo Martínez Leone; General Manager of CAMMESA, Julio Bragulat; and Country  Manager of ENEL in Argentina, Maurizio Bezzeccheri.

The work performed by EDESUR comprised the installation of a new 40 MVA transformer, increasing power from 120 to 160 MVA, the installation of 6 new feeding cables and 35 km of medium voltage network. Moreover, the whole internal equipment was changed for more advanced technology equipment. 

This way, around 130,000 customers of neighborhoods such as Quilmes, San Francisco Solano, Bernal, Ezpeleta, Plátanos, Florencio Varela and Berazategui, in the Southern area of Greater Buenos Aires will take advantage of an improved service.

Maurizio Bezzeccheri, President of Edesur and highest authority of ENEL Group in Argentina, affirmed that “we keep on working to improve the electrical network” and highlighted that “the main purpose is that customers start to perceive a better service”.  

Moreover, Bezzeccheri considered that “the presence of national, provincial and municipal authorities shows the importance of the energy sector for the development in Argentina” and added that “this important investment is another sample of ENEL Group compromise with the country”.



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