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Prince Albert II inaugurates new substation in Monaco

2/5/2018

 More than 330 blasts were needed to hollow out the rock to create the 2,100 m² substation, which makes use of 700 m² of an unused SCNF tunnel, which was no longer required after the construction of Monaco’s underground station, reports Hello Monaco.

The works also involved building a 300 m² two-arched bridge and extending the existing viaduct to give access to the substation.

Now complete, the station will increase Monaco’s electricity supply capacity by 50% and serve the eastern area of the Principality.

Source: Hello Monaco