ABB India has said that it has bagged a contract worth Rs 178 crore from Power Grid Corporation of Bangladesh (PGCB) for setting up two new sub-stations and upgrading two existing ones.
The new 10.8 kilometre Chenani-Nashri tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir, the longest highway tunnel in Asia, will feature a state-of-the-art ABB ventilation system to ensure that users have access to fresh air as they drive through it. ABB India has partnered with IL&FS Transportation Networks Ltd and Sterling & Wilson Ltd in the development of yet another major Indian infrastructure project.
ABB India will deliver a 110 kilovolt (kV) digital substation to Technopark, the largest Information Technology (IT) park in India, based on built-up area, located in the southern state of Kerala and spanning an area of 930,000 square meters. Due to the nature of the industry, the campus is highly dependent on reliable, round the clock power to serve the 350 companies employing more than 50,000 people.
ABB India has posted its biggest growth in orders in recent years. The investments in power transmission based on cutting edge technology, renewables, increased spend in infrastructure & transportation provided ABB India ample opportunities.
ABB India and IIT Madras will collaborate to develop a power management system to optimise the operation of multiple micro-grids, with and without grid connection, while managing electricity supply to villages. This system will also enable the integration of individual solar PV rooftops to a village micro-grid.