KEC wins substation orders worth Rs 980 cr

Our Bureau | Updated on January 04, 2011

Mumbai, Jan 3

KEC International, an RPG Group company, has bagged substation orders from the Kazakhstan Electricity Grid Operating Company (KEGOC) and Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) totalling Rs 980 crore.

Two orders from KEGOC worth Rs 942 crore are for the execution, including rehabilitation of 38 substations that are across the North-East and South of Kazakhstan.

The first order is for 21 substations of 1150 KV, 500 KV and 220 KV levels, while the second is for 17 substations of voltage levels 500 KV, 220 KV and 110 KV.

The work is scheduled for completion in 33 months and bid in consortium with a local partner.

The PGCIL order of Rs.38 crore is for supply and construction of a 400 KV substation at Baharampur, West Bengal. This is the second such order for KEC from PGCIL this fiscal.

KEC said with the KEGOC order, the company had reinforced its strong presence in the CIS region, having earlier executed two 500 KV transmission projects in Kazakhstan and currently executing a 220 KV transmission project in Tajikistan, besides 500 KV and 400 KV transmission projects in Georgia.

Mr. Ramesh Chandak, MD and CEO, KEC International, said “We now provide complete solutions for the entire range of T&D business. With the above orders, our total order intake in the last three months is about Rs 3,400 crore.”

Published on January 04, 2011

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