Tata Power-DDL Commissions 66/11 KV Grid Substation At Siraspur, Delhi
Tata Power-DDL commissioned a 66/11 kV AIS Grid Substation at Siraspur, Delhi. The newly commissioned substation will benefit over 55000 existing and new customers in Siraspur, Libash Pur, Ali Pur, SGTN, Ambay Garder, 2920 EWS DDA Flats for 5.75 MVA Load, Ambay Garden, Bhagat Singh Park etc. and adjoining areas. The Substation will further improve the reliability of power supply and facilitate the load growth in these areas.
The Grid was jointly inaugurated by Mr. RK Malhotra , Vice President , Head – Projects SBG , Electrical & Automation , L&T and Mr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power-DDL.
The newly commissioned Grid Substation has an installed capacity of 50 MVA , with 16 outgoing feeders at 11 kV level. It is an unmanned Substation and will be remotely operated from Tata Power DDL’s state-of- the- art Supervisory Controlled and Data Acquisition Center (SCADA). It has been built at a total cost of Rs. 38 crores.The substation has an incoming supply from two 66 kV underground cable circuits emanating two Lines from 66KV Tata Power-DDL Badli Grid and Two 66 KV cable Line proposed from Upcoming 220 KV DTL Grid at SGTN. This Grid is built on small area of 4300 sq. meter against normal practice of 8000 sq. meter and is equipped with two Power Transformers of 25 MVA capacity each and Nitrogen Injection Fire Prevention and Extinction System ( NIFPES) power transformers along with auto-switched capacitor bank to ensure safe and quality power supply.
Speaking at the inauguration, Mr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power-DDL said, " The commissioning of the Grid Substation at Siraspur (North Delhi Area) is a part of our commitment to ensure seamless power supply in our distribution area through N-1 principle which quickly restores supply overcoming contingencies. Our focus has always been on strengthening the power distribution network for quality and reliable power supply. We are continually making our network future ready so that it can successfully meet the growing electricity demand including any eventuality. "