State-run NLC India Limited’s Chairman and Managing director Sarat Kumar Acharya, has inaugurated a 400 KV Gas Insulated Switchyard (GIS) and other supporting services of Neyveli New Thermal Power Project site.
Speaking on the occasion, Acharya heaped laurels on all employees of NNTPP for their diligent efforts in implementing the project and also made an appeal to work towards commissioning the project as scheduled on June 1.
The 2×500 MW Generating Units are connected to 400 KV switchyard through 2×600 MVA Generator Transformers (21 KV/400 KV) and controlled by the state-of-the art technology SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition) System. The 400 KV switchyard and 220 KV switchyard of NNTPP are interconnected by 2×500 MVA Inter-connecting Transformers (ICT).
This package is part of the NTA-3 (Balance of Plant) Package, awarded to EPCCIL and the switchyard equipment are supplied, erected, tested and commissioned by GE T&D India Limited.
The total expenditure for 400 KV switchyard package works is Rs 59.22 crore.
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