Alstom T&D India on 9 December 2013 bagged two contracts of 151 crore rupees from Gujarat Energy Transmission Company Ltd (GETCO). The contracts are for supply of 400 KV, 220KV and 66KV AIS substations located at Charanka and Sankhari on turnkey basis to evacuate power from Solar Park of the state.
The substation at Charanka and Sankari will play an important role in strengthening transmission network in Gujarat by acting as the evacuation and nodal grid substations. It will also improve the energy flow in the western region of India.
The order involves manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of the 400 KV substations with the key products like 400kV, 220 KV & 66 KV air insulated switchgear and related equipment Alstom’s and the SCADA automation system along with the civil works. The equipment will be manufactured at Alstom’s world-class manufacturing facilities in India.
The project is being developed under ADB Solar Energy schemes to catalyse 3,000 MW of solar power generation projects in ADB developing member countries. As the solar energy will play an essential role, thus these projects will be significant in increasing the share of the renewable energy and green energy mix in India.
About Alstom T&D India
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.
Basically, Alstom is a global leader of power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure. It has set benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world. It 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 is in around 100 countries.