Alstom T&D India receives orders from Power Grid; to improve power flow in Madhya Pradesh T&D Network
Alstom T&D India Limited – a GE Group Company, has been awarded two contracts worth over INR 2020 million from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited for execution of projects in Madhya Pradesh. Both the projects will facilitate evacuation of power and add to availability of electricity in the central region.
Under the first contract, worth INR 1197 million, Alstom T&D India will set up a 400/220kV AIS substation at Rewa. The contract also includes the supply of three 500MVA power transformers and one 125MVAR shunt reactor at 400kV level. The substation will evacuate power from the 750MW solar park coming up at Rewa.
In the second contract, worth INR 828 million, Alstom T&D India will install, test and commission 16 shunt reactors of 110 MVAR, 765kV, 1-ph and two shunt reactors of 80 MVAR, 400 KV, 3-ph as part of Gadarwara Part (A) Transmission system project in Madhya Pradesh. The project will evacuate power from NTPC’s 1600MW, Gadarwara Supercritical Thermal Power Station.
The equipment for both the projects will be manufactured at company’s facilities in India.
Rathin Basu, Managing Director, Alstom T&D India Limited said, “We are extremely delighted to contribute to the efforts of Power Grid to strengthen India’s power transmission infrastructure. These substations are an integral part of the country’s plans to improve the transmission network and address the growing demand of electricity as India moves towards the goal of providing ‘Power to All’ by 2019. With our vast experience and high end product and solutions, we are hopeful that we would be able to provide seamless evacuation of electricity from both thermal and renewable projects and improve power flow in Madhya Pradesh’s T&D Network.”