GE T&D India Limited has won a Rs 90 crore grid upgradation order from West Bengal’s state-owned transmission company.
According to a statement from GE T&D Ltd, following the upgradation, West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company (WBSETCL) will be able to meet the State’s growing energy demand and provide the utility with latest state-of-the-art transmission infrastructure.
GE bagged the order through a competitive bidding process and it includes construction of three new 132/33 kilovolt (kV) substations using GE’s advanced Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) technology in Ramnagar, Manbazaar and Birlapur.
It also includes an extension of three existing substations at Hurand, Sirakole and Indus by adding two bays each. The equipment required to construct these substations, including the GIS, shall be locally manufactured and supplied from GE T&D India’s factories in Padappai, Hosur and Pallavaram in Tamil Nadu.
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