Five substations to link large solar project to the national grid

Switzerland, Zurich: Five substations have been commissioned in India to integrate a 648 MW solar project at Kamuthi in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu to the national transmission grid.

The project included the design, supply, installation and commissioning related to the solar plant electrification and automation systems, including power transformers, and two 230 kV and three 110 kV outdoor switchyards.

The solar photovoltaic project, made up of five plants in a single location, is the largest of its kind in the world, and was awarded by independent power producer (IPP) Adani Group to ABB.

Source: ABB
Photo: ABB