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CtrlS to deploy 1.2 GW gas insulated substations

India, Hyderabad: CtrlS Datacenters is deploying one of Asia’s largest gas insulated substations (GIS) to power its 10 data centres coming up at Navi Mumbai.

The upcoming 300 MW GIS powered facility, scalable to 700 MW, is being set up at approximately 200,000 m2 large CtrlS Datacenter Campus that is currently under construction in Navi Mumbai, top officials of the company have disclosed. While four of the data centres in the Navi Mumbai cluster are already operational, the remaining are expected to be operational by 2024.

Sources said the company is investing about $100 M in deploying GIS technology to power all its upcoming data centre campuses across the country over the next 24 months.

This includes the 2msft cluster under construction at Mahape, Navi Mumbai, another 2msft campus powered by 300 MW GIS that is ready for construction in Hyderabad and a facility (200 MW GIS) is planned in Chennai, CtrlS Datacenters vice president BS Rao said, adding that by 2024 the company will be operating data centre space across India powered by over 1 GW of power.

Source: Times of India