mistral_associates_sine_wave_ani.png International Electricity Distribution Standards

IMPORTANT: The information on this page has been researched from a number of authoritative sources including but not limited to national electricity distribution authorities, electricity generation organisations, national grid providers, universities and government embassies. It is provided here philanthropically in good faith as an indicative guide only and with no guarantee as to accuracy. Users of this information are therefore advised to check carefully with their own qualified sources before generating cost estimates, providing tenders or placing orders for equipment.

Some countries may have more than one electricity distribution system in operation within their borders.

Region or StateSingle phaseThree phaseHz
Afghanistan 220V 380V 50
Albania 230V 400V 50
Algeria 230V 400V 50
American Samoa 120V 208V 60
Andorra 230V 400V 50
Angola 220V 380V 50
Anguilla 110V 120-208V, 127-220V, 240-415V 60
Antigua & Barbuda 230V 380V 60
Argentina 220V 380V 50
Armenia 230V 400V 50
Aruba 127V 220V 60
Australia 230V, 240V 400-415V 50
Austria 230V 400V 50
Azerbaijan 230V 380V 50
Bahamas 120V 208V 60
Bahrain 230V 400V 50
Bangladesh 220V 380V 50
Barbados 115V 200V 50
Belarus 230V 400V 50
Belgium 230V 400V 50
Belize 110V, 220V 190-380V 60
Benin 220V 380V 50
Bermuda 120V 208V 60
Bhutan 230V 400V 50
Bolivia 115V, 230V 400V 50
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius & Saba 127V 220V 50
Bosnia & Herzegovina 230V 400V 50
Botswana 230V 400V 50
Brazil 127V, 220V 220-380V 60
British Virgin Islands 110V 190V 60
Brunei 240V 415V 50
Bulgaria 230V 400V 50
Burkina Faso 220V 380V 50
Burundi 220V 380V 50
Cambodia 230V 400V 50
Cameroon 220V 380V 50
Canada 120V 120-208V, 277-480V, 347-600V 60
Cape Verde 220V 400V 50
Cayman Islands 120V 240V 60
Central African Republic 220V 380V 50
Chad 220V 380V 50
Chile 220V 380V 50
China 110V, 220V 220V, 380V 50
Colombia 120V 208V, 220V, 260V, 440V 60
Comoros 220V 380V 50
Congo, Democratic Republic 220V 400V 50
Congo, Republic of 230V 380V 50
Cook Islands 240V 415V 50
Costa Rica 120V 208V, 240V, 480V 60
Côte d'Ivoire 230V 380V 50
Croatia 230V 400V 50
Cuba 110V 190V 60
Curaçao 127V 220V, 380V 50
Cyprus 240V 400V 50
Czech Republic 230V 400V 50
Denmark 230V 400V 50
Djibouti 220V 380V 50
Dominica 230V 400V 50
Dominican Republic 120V 120-208V, 277-480V 60
East Timor 220V 380V 50
Ecuador 120V 208V, 480V 60
Egypt 220V 380V 50
El Salvador 115V 208V, 220V, 440V, 480V 60
Equatorial Guinea 220V no provision* 50
Eritrea 230V 400V 50
Estonia 230V 400V 50
Eswatini 230V no provision* 50
Ethiopia 220V 380V 50
Falkland Islands 240V 415V 50
Faeroe Islands 230V 400V 50
Fiji 240V 415V 50
Finland 230V 400V 50
France 230V 400V 50
French Guiana 220V 380V 50
French Polynesia 110V, 220V no provision* 60
Gabon 220V 380V 50
Gambia 230V 400V 50
Georgia 220V 380V 50
Germany 230V 400V 50
Ghana 230V 400V 50
Gibraltar 240V 400V 50
Greece 230V 400V 50
Greenland 220V 400V 50
Grenada 230V 400V 50
Guadeloupe 230V 400V 50
Guam 110V 190V 60
Guatemala 120V 208V 60
Guernsey 230V 400V 50
Guinea 220V 380V 50
Guinea-Bissau 220V 380V 50
Guyana 110V, 220V 190V, 220-380V, 230-460V 50, 60
Guyana 220V 380V 50
Guyana 230V 460V 60
Haiti 220V 380V 50
Haiti 110V 220V 60
Honduras 110V 208V, 230V, 240V, 460V, 480V 60
Hong Kong 220V 380V 50
Hungary 230V 400V 50
Iceland 230V 400V 50
India 230V 415V 50
Indonesia 230V 380V 50
Iran 230V 400V 50
Iraq 230V 400V 50
Ireland 230V 415V 50
Isle of Man 240V 415V 50
Israel 230V 400V 50
Italy 230V 400V 50
Jamaica 110V 190V 50
Japan 100V, 200V 200V, 415V 50, 60
Jersey 230V 400V 50
Jordan 230V 400V 50
Kazakhstan 220V 380V 50
Kenya 240V 415V 50
Kiribati 240V no provision* 50
Kosovo 230V, 400v 230V 50
Kuwait 240V 415V 50
Kyrgyzstan 220V 380V 50
Laos 230V 400V 50
Latvia 230V 400V 50
Lebanon 220V 400V 50
Lesotho 220V 380V 50
Liberia 120V 240v 208V 50, 60
Libya 127V 400V 50
Liechtenstein 230V 400V 50
Lithuania 230V 400V 50
Luxembourg 230V 400V 50
Macau 230V 380V 50
Madagascar 127V, 220V 380V 50
Malawi 230V 400V 50
Malaysia 230V 400V 50
Maldives 230V 400V 50
Mali 220V 380V 50
Malta 230V 400V 50
Martinique 220V 380V 50
Mauritania 220V 220V 50
Mauritius 230V 400V 50
Mexico 127V 220V, 380V 60
Micronesia 120V no provision* 60
Moldova 220V 400V 50
Monaco 230V 400V 50
Mongolia 220V 400V 50
Montenegro 230V 400V 50
Montserrat 120V, 230V 400V 60
Morocco 127V, 220V 380V 50
Mozambique 220V 380V 50
Myanmar 230V 400V 50
Namibia 220V 380V 50
Nauru 240V 415V 50
Nepal 230V 400V 50
Netherlands 230V 400V 50
New Caledonia 220V 380V 50
New Zealand 230V 400V 50
Nicaragua 120V 208V 60
Niger 220V 380V 50
Nigeria 240V 415V 50
North Korea 110V, 220V 380V 60
North Macedonia 230V 400V 50
Norway 230V 230V, 400V 50
Oman 240V 415V 50
Pakistan 230V 400V 50
Palau 120V 208V 60
Panama 110V, 120V 240V 60
Papua New Guinea 240V 415V 50
Paraguay 220V 380V 50
Peru 220V 380V, 440V 60
Philippines 115V, 230V 220V, 240V 60
Poland 230V 400V 50
Portugal 230V 400V 50
Puerto Rico 120V 480V 60
Qatar 240V 415V 50
Réunion 220V 400V 50
Romania 230V 400V 50
Russia 230V 400V 50
Rwanda 230V 400V 50
St Helena & Ascension Island 220V, 240V no provision* 50
Saint Martin 220V no provision* 50
Saint Pierre 230V no provision* 50
Samoa 230V 400V 50
San Marino 230V 400V 50
São Tomé & Príncipe 220V 400V 50
Saudi Arabia 220V 380V 60
Senegal 230V 400V 50
Serbia 230V 400V 50
Seychelles 240V 240V 50
Sierra Leone 230V 400V 50
Singapore 230V 400V 50
Sint Maarten 120V 220V 60
Slovakia 230V 400V 50
Slovenia 230V 400V 50
Solomon Islands 220V no provision* 50
Somalia 220V 380V 50
South Africa 230V 400V 50
South Korea 220V 380V 60
Spain 230V 400V 50
Sri Lanka 230V 400V 50
St Kitts & Nevis 110V, 230v 400V 60
St Lucia 240V 400V 50
St Vincent & Grenadines 230V 400V 50
Sudan 230V 400V 50
Suriname 127V 220V, 400V 60
Sweden 230V 400V 50
Switzerland 230V 400V 50
Syria 220V 380V 50
Taiwan 110V, 220V 220V, 380V 60
Tajikistan 220V 380V 50
Tanzania 230V 415V 50
Thailand 220V 380V 50
Togo 220V 380V 50
Tonga 240V 415V 50
Trinidad & Tobago 115V 115-230V, 230-400V 60
Tristan da Cunha 220V, 240V no provision* 50
Tunisia 230V 400V 50
Turkey 230V 400V 50
Turkmenistan 220V 380V 50
Tuvalu 220V no provision* 50
US Virgin Islands 110V 190V 60
Uganda 240V 415V 50
Ukraine 230V 400V 50
United Arab Emirates 220V 380V 50
United Kingdom 230V 400V 50
United States of America 120V, 120V, 240V, 240V 120-208V, 277-480V, 120-240V, 240-480V 60
Uruguay 230V 380V 50
Uzbekistan 220V 380V 50
Vanuatu 220V 400V 50
Venezuela 120V 115-220V, 220-440V, 230-460V 60
Vietnam 220V 380V 50
Yemen 230V 400V 50
Zambia 230V 400V 50
Zimbabwe 220V 415V 50

* No provision for general distribution of three phase supply has been made as far as Mistral Associates are aware. If any qualified person disputes this then please inform us via feedback form and we will investigate.


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