Alstom T & D India has successfully commissioned 220 kV substation in the presence of Farooq Abdullah, minister of MNRE, Ashok Gahlot, chief minister of Rajasthan and Anil Dhirubai Ambani, chairman of Reliance Infrastructure.
The substations will serve Reliance Infrastructure 40 MW solar photovoltaic plant located near Pokhran in the Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. North-west India. This turnkey contract worth Rs 400 million involves design and construction of the substation including control, protection, monitaring systems and complete civil works including land development at the plant.
Commenting on this commissioning, Rathin Basu, managing director, Alstom T&D India said, “ We are pleased to have completed this prestigious project in the record time of four months. For Alstom T&D India, it is a landmark event in providing grid connectivity and power flow for the renewable sector including solar pants. We look forward to connecting India`s grid through many more such renewable projects in the future applying our advanced and localized transmission solutions even up to extra and ultra high voltage level.“