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AREVA Awarded a Contract for the Bhilai Steel Plant in India

AREVA’s Transmission and Distribution Division (T&D) India Ltd. has been awarded a contract worth approximately 30 million euros with Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP), a flagship unit of the “Steel Authority of India Ltd” (SAIL), the largest steel manufacturer in India.

This contract includes a 132-kV gas-insulated substation and air-insulated substations. It will also include the complete revamping of the existing protection & control system and feeding the new substations through 132-kV transmission cables.

AREVA will provide its state-of-the-art protection, control and monitoring system for the existing substations. This project is scheduled for delivery by October 2010.

“The transmission and distribution market in India is booming (almost 20% per year). Thanks to the support of our sales network covering the entire country, we were able to match our customers’ expectations. Through this project, we significantly increase our presence in the Steel Sector, allowing us to demonstrate our state-of-the-art technology”, said Rathin Basu, Country President & Managing Director of AREVA T&D India.

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