12 new substations to be built in Bhopal

Aug 20, 2020
Posted by Patrick Haddad

Up to 12 new 33/11 k.v. sub-stations have been confrmed for construction by the Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Company in the Indian city of Bhopal.

The new substaions will be located in eight different districts falling under the Gwalior-Chambal division of the city.

Additional power transformers are being installed in the 20 existing substations and the capacity of 13 power transformers is being increased.

In these districts also, 282 k.m. long 33 k.v. line and 378 k.m. long 11 k.v. line is being laid down. In addition, 105 additional transformers, capacity enhancement of 75 distribution transformers and new capacitors in 26 sub-centers are being installed.

The total cost of the project is expected to be around $9.3 million.

Minister for Energy Pradyuman Singh has directed the officials to complete all the sanctioned works within stipulated time, so that uninterrupted power supply could be ensured to farmers and people during the declared period.

Source: The Pioneer

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