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CG wins power equipment order in Paraguay

6/4/2015 Crompton Greaves

 India, Mumbai: Avantha Group Company CG has signed a contract with the national power utility of Paraguay, Administración Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE), for the design, manufacturing, testing and supply of 245 kV, 72.5 kV and 23 kV switchgear equipment.

In addition to supplying instrument transformers, as part of this order CG will also provide SF6 gas circuit breakers, disconnectors, lightning arresters and metal clad indoor VCB panels, as well as  spare parts, training, installation and commissioning services to ANDE, states the company in the press release.

CG has been a supplier of T&D equipment to ANDE, including single and three phase power transformers, shunt reactors, HV air insulated switchgear, MV switchgear, protection & control relays and smart meters.  

This order, to be executed in 2015, is part of Paraguay’s 220 kV and 66 kV grid expansion and modernisation project. CG will provide the equipment from its manufacturing bases in India and Brazil.  

Source: Crompton Greaves