T&D World Magazine

AREVA Awarded Gas-insulated Switchgear Order in Chennai, India

AREVA T&D India has been awarded a contract for a Gas-insulated Substation (GIS) package by Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL), the largest engineering and manufacturing company in the Indian energy sector.

The package is for the manufacture and installation of 420-kV and 230-kV GIS for the Tamil Nadu state utility’s North Chennai Thermal Power Project, and will also include the engineering and supply of Circuit Breaker bays and around 1.5 km of Gas-insulated Lines (GIL).

Valued at approximately 700 MINR (approx. €11 million), the order is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2010.
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