Web Exclusive | October 2016
S And W awarded multi state sub-station project by Power Grid
Govt enterprise Power Grid Corporation of India recently awarded Sterling and Wilson the project of extension of 400 kV and 132 kV substations including transformers and reactors under the North Eastern Region (NER) of India’s strengthening scheme-IV & VII spread over five states. This project comprises of five locations of NER namely Manipur, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura and Nagaland. It will strengthen the capacity of distribution network of NER with more reliability. Sterling and Wilson is to supply, install, test and commission the civil work for various sub-stations including transformers & reactors under NER IV and VII at Imphal, Silchar, Balipara, Bongaigaon, Misa and Agartala sub-stations. The project is expected to be commissioned in next 18 months from the date of award of the project. However, some of the priority sub-stations will be commissioned much ahead of the schedule.