Alstom secures power grid strengthening contract from PGCIL

Alstom T&D India has secured a power grid strengthening contract from Power Grid Corp. of India (PGCIL).

The order is for supply transformers and reactors for the expansion of 400/220 kV grid substations across southern India.

The project is part of PGCIL's System Strengthening Scheme to boost power-handling capacity of substations, and stabilize the transmission infrastructure in southern India.

As per the contract, Alstom will supply six units of 400/220 kV, 500 MVA transformers and two units of 420 kV, 125 MVA shunt reactors.

This is Alstom T&D India's second power grid strengthening contract under the System Strengthening Scheme. The first power transmission reinforcement contract was awarded in July 2014 for eastern India.

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