Alstom India to supply 765 kV transformers for PowerGrid substations
India, Noida: Alstom T&D India has been awarded a contract worth approximately €16 million ($18 million) by Powergrid Corporation of India Limited (PowerGrid) to supply ten 765 kV 500 MVA 1-ph auto transformers.
These will be installed at two locations, the 765 kV gas-insulated substation situated at Vemagiri, Andhra Pradesh, and 765 kV air-insulated substation at Vindhyachal, Uttar Pradesh. All equipment will be manufactured and supplied from Alstom T&D India’s manufacturing facility at Vadodara, states the company in the press release.
The transformers located at Vindhyachal will help transmit power from the surplus energy in the northern region to southern region. In addition, the transformers installed at Vemagiri will strengthen the transmission system of the southern grid.