News Brief | November 2013
New 1,600 kV ultra high voltage research centre at Ambad MIDC
The Crompton Greaves Ltd (CGL), an Avantha Group company, commissioned a 1,600 kV Ultra High Voltage (UHV) Research Centre at its switchgear manufacturing unit at Ambad industrial estate of Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC). The research centre, which is located at CGL-Æs existing unit in Ambad MIDC, covers a carpet area of 21,786 sq ft with a height of 118 ft, electrical-noise-free infrastructure, built with sophistication, intricacy and equipped with the latest state-of-the-art testing equipments. The company has invested around Rs 40 crore in the R&D centre.