News Brief | November 2015
ABB bags Rs.141 cr order from Power Grid
Power and automation technology group ABB has bagged order worth Rs.141 crore from Power Grid Corporation for supplying 765 kV ultra high voltage power transformers for substations in the northern states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.
The new substations will receive power from the Tehri hydropower complex in the northwest for distribution across both states, a company release said.
Three of these ultra-high voltage transformers will be installed at the Meerut substation in the north west of Uttar Pradesh, while 14 transformers will be installed in new substations being constructed in Uttarakhand, it added.
ABB will design, manufacture, test, transport, erect and commission the 765 kV single-phase autotransformers at the substation sites.