Alstom Grid Wins Bulk Order For EHV 765 kV Circuit Breakers Worth €10 Million
Alstom Grid has been awarded a contract worth approximately €10 million with Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, to deliver 64 Circuit Breakers for various 765 kV substations located at Dharamjaygarh, Jabalpur, Bhiwani, Satna (extension), Gwalior (extension) and Rajgarh Pooling (near Kotra).
A leader in the field of extra and ultra high voltage circuit breakers, Alstom Grid is the first manufacturer to localise in India the production of circuit breakers with spring operating mechanism up to 765 kV. Alstom Grid is number one in the world for circuit breakers, a key global supplier of circuit breakers in the range of 72.5 kV to 1200 kV.
Rathin Basu, Alstom Grid India Managing Director declared: "We are proud to have won this significant Circuit Breakers project, which reinforces our leadership in the development of Extra and Ultra High Voltage networks in India, for voltages reaching up to 1200 kV. This contract strengthens our position in Indian transmission sector, demonstrating our presence at all stages of the power supply chain".
Under the terms of the contract, Alstom Grid will supply the design, engineering, manufacture, supply, transportation, unloading and on site delivery, including insurance, supervision of erection, testing and commissioning of the 765 kV Circuit Breakers and support structures.