Alstom T&D India has secured an order worth around Rs 151 crore from Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam ltd (RRVPNL) for supplying transmission equipment. "The contract from Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited (RRVPNL) is for supplying sub-station in Bhadla and expand the existing one in Bikaner in Rajasthan," Alstom T&D India said in a statement. The new grid sub-station in Bhadla will help evacuate power from the Bhadla solar park and other upcoming solar parks in the area, while the expansion of the sub-station at Bikaner will facilitate the exchange of solar power generation with the national grid, the statement said.
Alstom T&D India will design, engineer, manufacture, install and commission the Bhadla 400/220 kV substation, including twenty 400 kV bays and seventeen 220kV bays. The Bikaner expansion project includes the supply of eight 400 kV bays, transformers, circuit breakers, control and protection relays and substation automation system. All equipment will be manufactured and supplied from Alstom T&D India’s manufacturing. Rathin Basu, Managing Director, Alstom T&D India said, “Clean renewable energy sources are imperative for a sustainable future. Recent years have witnessed a shift in the energy mix of the country and clean power has never been more important."