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BHEL wins order for two 765 kV substations


 India: Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has won an order from Powergrid Medinipur-Jeerat Transmission Limited (PMJTL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of POWERGRID, for the erection of two 765 kV substations on an EPC basis in West Bengal, India.

The scope of work will include constructing two large 3,000 MVA, 765/400 kV substations, with power transformers and associated electrical equipment, at Medinipur and Jeerat (near Kolkata), the company said in a press release.

These EHV substations will play a key role in strengthening the 765 kV system in the Eastern region and delivering power to important load centres in the state of West Bengal.

The substations are scheduled to be completed in 30 months.

Source: BHEL