Alstom wins T&D order in India

Alstom T & D India Ltd has secured an order worth $8.8m for a turnkey 220kV Air-Insulated substation (AIS) at Bihta in Bihar.

The agreement also covers associated 220/132/33kV bays extensions at various locations for Bihar State Power Transmission Company Limited (BSPTCL) in the state.

Bihar is one of the most rapidly growing states in India and it the project is part of a plan to revamp and replace its obsolete power as well as T&D infrastructure.

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The state government of Bihar plans to add a number of new 400kV/220 kV voltage level substations at various locations in the state in near future. In this context, the substation at Bihta is important as it is the first in the series in the energy expansion plan of the state. It also aims to strengthen the state's transmission network at 220kV level.

The scope of this turnkey contract covers the design, engineering, manufacture, supply, testing, erection and commissioning of 220/ 132 / 33 KV AIS substation including supply of 2 Nos. 160 MVA and 2 Nos. 50 MVA transformers. In addition to this, all major equipment like circuit breakers, instruments transformers and control and protection system will be manufactured in Alstom T&D India's state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities spread across the country.

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