Switchgear Siemens Bags 15–Million–Dollar Order For Power Transmission from india
Siemens has announced that it has won an order worth approximately one billion Rupees or about US $ 15 million to supply a 400 kV Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) substation to West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company (WBSETCL).
Pune/India – The scope of the order includes engineering, supply, installation and commissioning of the GIS substation. The 400 kV GIS solution is being manufactured at Siemens' manufacturing plant at Aurangabad. As the state transmission utility provider, transmission licensee and state load dispatch centre, WBSETCL is responsible for transmitting electricity from generating sources to load centres through a transmission network spread across West Bengal.