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Alstom India to provide transformers for BARC’s Challakere unit

5/4/2015

 India, Karnataka: Alstom T&D India has secured a $9 million order from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to provide a 220/11 kV, 25/31.5 MVA substation for its Challakere unit in Chitradurga, Karnataka.

Under the contract, Alstom T&D India will build a 220/11 kV, 25/31.5 MVA master receiving substation on a turnkey basis, also providing two units of 25/31.5 MVA, 220/11 kV power transformers and other associated equipment, as well as six units of 220 kV bays, states the company in the press release.

This equipment will serve as the main receiving substation to cater to power supply requirement of the Chitradurga unit, ensuring the overall reliability of the Challakere unit. This facility will be the third largest in India after Mumbai and Vishakhapatnam facilities.

All equipment will be supplied from Alstom T&D India’s manufacturing facilities across the country.

Source: Alstom