Al­stom T&D to for­tify Odisha power grid

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tate power util­ity Odisha Power Trans­mis­sion Cor­po­ra­tion Ltd has awarded con­tracts worth ₹ 140.30 crore to Al­stom T& D In­dia to sup­ply a 400/ 220kV air- in­su­lated sub­sta­tion ( AIS) as well as a gas- in­su­lated sub­sta­tion ( GIS) in the east­ern state. A release by Al­stom T& D In­dia noted that th­ese sub­sta­tions form part of the ma­jor drive ini­ti­ated by OPTCL to im­prove the trans­mis­sion net­work of the state.

The AIS will be in­stalled at La­panga in Odisha’s north­ern dis­trict of Sam­balpur. Al­stom will man­age the re­lated civil, me­chan­i­cal and elec­tri­cal works to con­struct twelve 400kV bays and two 220kV bays along with the nec­es­sary elec­tri­cal equip­ment. All equip­ment will be en­gi­neered and man­u­fac­tured in Al­stom’s world class fa­cil­i­ties in In­dia.

Al­stom will also de­liver a GIS con­sist­ing of five 220kV bays, nine 132kV bays, sub­sta­tion au­to­ma­tion and con­trol sys­tem as well as as­so­ci­ated civil works. The sub­sta­tion will be in­stalled at Chan­daka, less than 15 km from Odisha’s cap­i­tal city Bhubanesh­war. This sub­sta­tion will feed the ex­ist­ing 132 kV load cen­tre sub­sta­tions

Sand as a re­sult, strengthen the power sup­ply back­bone of this cap­i­tal city.

Sub­sta­tions: In an in­de­pen­dent de­vel­op­ment, Al­stom T&D In­dia an­nounced the suc­cess­ful com­mis­sion­ing of sev­eral sub­sta­tions dur­ing the quar­ter end­ing Septem­ber 30, 2015. Th­ese in­cluded a 110kV AIS sub­sta­tion for In­dian Cane Power Ltd, a 132kV Bor­dubi sub­sta­tion for As­sam Elec­tric­ity Gen­er­a­tion Com­pany and a 765/ 400kV in­ter­con­nect­ing trans­former at the 765kV Bareilly sub­sta­tion for Power Grid Cor­po­ra­tion of In­dia.

Over­view of an Al­stom T&D air-in­su­lated sub­sta­tion.

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