GE T&D India To Set Up High-voltage Substation In Bhuj, Gujarat For Power Grid
GE T&D India Limited announced that it has been awarded an INR 1620 million contract by Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) to extend the 765kV AIS Substation and setting up a new 400kV /220kV Gas-Insulated Substation (GIS) at Bhuj and extend the existing 400kV GIS at Tirunelveli Substation, associated with the Green Corridor Transmission System. Through this project, GE will help evacuate around 2500 MW of wind power generated in Gujarat.
A large number of wind farms and solar projects are being set up in western India for generation of renewable power. A Green Energy Power Transmission Corridor is being set up to evacuate power generated by renewable energy projects. Post-execution of this project, various wind farm developers will be able to transmit the power generated in the state to the Green Energy Power Transmission Corridor.
All key 765kV and 400 kV AIS, 400kV GIS equipment and automation systems will be supplied from GE T&D India's manufacturing facilities at Pallavaram, Padappai, Noida and Hosur. The project will be delivered on a turnkey basis.
- Issued By:POWER GRID CORPORATION OF INDIA LIMITED
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- Region:Western India
- Value:INR 1620 Million
- Published On:2019-02-25