- Asia Pacific
- Renewable Generation
- Above 400 kV
Powergrid Khetri Transmission System Limited
Linxon is delivering turnkey Air Insulated Substations (AIS) to the Khetri, Jhatikara & Sikar sites in the state of Rajastan, Northern India. The customer is Powergrid Khetri Transmission System Limited
The Linxon supply for the Khetri project consists of design, engineering, manufacturing, testing and equipment delivery of AIS substations with cumulative 12 bays of 765 kV AIS & 10 bays of 400 kV at all the sites.
The scope also covers commissioning including AIS and associated civil works, all on a turnkey basis. The contract amount is around $19 million and it was awarded in Q3, 2019. The commissioning of the new substation is scheduled for the later part of 2020.
India is adding substantial renewable generation capacity to the country. Rajasthan with its huge solar potential is already witnessing development of various ultra mega solar power parks. These projects are primarily being constructed to transfer power from potential solar energy zones thus helping the growth of renewable energy share in the Indian Grid.