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CG Power commissions largest ever offshore transmission substation in Germany

CG Power commissions largest ever offshore transmission substation in Germany

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Avantha Group Company, CG Power and Industrial Solutions (CG) through its wholly-owned subsidiary at Belgium in consortium, fabricated the largest ever Offshore Transmission Substation with overall electrical transmission design, manufacturing, installation to commissioning and energization of all main Power Transformers, High & Medium Voltage Equipment and Control and Protection Systems for the Electrical Transmission Platform. In 2015, CG along with ENGIE Fabricom and Smulders contracted to design, supply and install the offshore substation for the German utility EnBW (Energie Baden-Württemberg).

The structure is 55 metres long, 30 metres high and weighs 4500 tonnes with 3 Main Transformers and 3 Shunt Reactors. Hohe See is the largest substation built so far at the Hoboken yard. The Hohe See Wind Farm is the biggest planned offshore wind project in Germany with 71 turbines- a total capacity of 497 MW.

It is expected to generate approximately 2 billion kilowatt-hours of renewable electricity per year, adequate to power 560,000 households and reduce COâ‚‚ emissions by over 1.5 million tons
per year.

Avantha Group Company, CG’s CEO and Managing Director, K. N. Neelkant said, ”CG was a preferred partner for the project on account of its vast experience and successful track record in providing HV/MV solutions to the offshore industry. The successful installation is yet another milestone by CG which paves way for further growth in the fast growing renewable sector.”

Shares of the company gained Rs 0.55, or 0.92%, to trade at Rs 60.55. The total volume of shares traded was 63,659 at the BSE (9.24 a.m., Monday).

Source: myiris
Anand Gupta Editor - EQ Int'l Media Network

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