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India Awards Alstom Grid Order for EHV 765-kV Circuit Breakers

The Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. has awarded Alstom Grid a contract worth approximately 10 million euros to deliver 64 circuit breakers for various 765-kV substations located at Dharamjaygarh, Jabalpur, Bhiwani, Satna (extension), Gwalior (extension) and Rajgarh Pooling (near Kotra).

A leader in the field of extra and ultra high-voltage circuit breakers, Alstom Grid is the first manufacturer to localize in India the production of circuit breakers with a spring operating mechanism up to 765 kV. Alstom Grid is a key global supplier of circuit breakers in the range of 72.5 kV to 1,200 kV.

Under the terms of the contract, Alstom Grid will supply the design, engineering, manufacture, supply, transportation, unloading and on site delivery, including insurance, supervision of erection, testing and commissioning of the 765-kV circuit breakers and support structures.


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