Levallois-Perret, France, 4-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom T&D India has been awarded three new contracts worth approximately €33 million (INR 2317 million) by Powergrid Corporation of India Limited (Power Grid) to supply transformers and shunt reactors for 765/400kV substation situated at Agra in Uttar Pradesh and spare units of 765kV transformers and reactors as part of Eastern and Southern Region Strengthening Schemes. These contracts demonstrate the company’s expertise in transformers and reactors domain. The products for all these contracts will be delivered from Alstom T&D’s world class factory at Vadodara in India.
Once commissioned, these substations at Agra will help transmit power from the Lalitpur Thermal Power Plant to meet the growing demand for electricity in the northern region of the country.
Rathin Basu, Managing Director, Alstom T&D India said, “We are pleased that Power Grid continues to repose faith on our products, technology and capabilities to strengthen the transmission backbone of the national grid. Alstom Grid is one of the major technology providers in the area of 765kV AC, 800KV HVDC and Automations to Power Grid and thus a strong contributor in its ambitious plan for building a solid national grid. Through our world class transformer/reactor facility at Vadodara we continue to offer our customers with reliable and advanced offerings which have a vital role in developing the transmission network of the country.”
With strong references up to 800 kV and 2750 MVA in major power networks worldwide, Alstom Grid is one of the world leaders in the manufacturing of electrical power transformers and reactors.
Alstom’s world class transformer and reactor manufacturing facility at Vadodara
Alstom is a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides turnkey integrated power plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources, including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind, and it offers a wide range of solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids. The Group employs 88,000 people in around 100 countries.
Alstom T&D India (globally known as Alstom Grid), is a market leader in the Indian power transmission sector. It has over 100 years of expertise in building the transmission infrastructure for the country. Alstom has a strong portfolio of products, solutions and services, comprising the entire range of transmission equipment up to Extra and Ultra High Voltages (765 kV and beyond) including air-insulated switchgear (AIS) and locally manufactured power transformers and gas-insulated switchgear (GIS). It also provides power electronics solutions (HVDC, FACTS) to create super highways and offers highly advanced power management Smart Grid solutions for transmission and distribution including renewable energies integration. With around 3300 employees and six world class manufacturing sites, Alstom T&D India is future ready to support the rapidly evolving transmission sector in India.
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