February 19, 2013
Alstom T&D India Ltd announced that it has been awarded a turnkey Fixed Series Compensation (FSC) contract worth around EUR 10 million (INR 650 million) by Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) to improve power quality on the 400kv Wardha-Aurangabad Transmission Network.
The company will deliver the project on a turnkey basis, including design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of the FSC system. Under the contract, Alstom will supply capacitors, spark gaps, as well as control and instrumentation systems and an insulated platform. The project will be executed by Alstom T&D India and Alstom Grid Finland and is scheduled for commissioning in 2014.