BHEL commissions 2 substations in Afghanistan

PTI New Delhi | Updated on January 19, 2018 Published on January 07, 2016

State-owned power equipment maker BHEL has commissioned two substations in Afghanistan, expanding its footprint in the strife-torn nation.

“Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (Bhel) has commissioned two 220/20kV substations in Afghanistan. The project has been executed by BHEL on EPC basis,” the company said in a statement.

The substations have been commissioned at Charikar, around 60 km from Kabul, and Doshi, around 150 km from Kabul, it said.

“Both the substations are part of the 220 kV Pul-e-Khumri-Kabul transmission system and will provide power to Charikar and Doshi sites and their neighbouring areas,” it said.

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Published on January 07, 2016
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