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India’s first dedicated production line for HV transmission equipment


 India, Tamil Nadu: GE has set up a dedicated 765 kV manufacturing line at its high voltage transmission equipment manufacturing facility at Padappai in Chennai.

The dedicated 765 kV GIS line is equipped with the assembly and testing facilities including a dedicated HV test transformer of 1,000 kV for carryingpower frequency withstand test as part of factory acceptance test (FAT), the manufacturer said in a press release.

The first localized 765 kV GIS breakers manufactured at the facility will be exported to the end customer Chile Utility for their Nueva Cardones GIS substation at Chile.

Source: GE