BWI: Transmission and Distribution: AREVA Awarded an Order from Hindalco for Conversion Substations

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Areva T&D India
Monday, June 29, 2009 04:35 PM IST (11:05 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest; Business: Accounting & management consultancy services, Business services, Energy companies, Heavy industries
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Transmission and Distribution: AREVA Awarded an Order from Hindalco for Conversion Substations

Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, Monday, June 29, 2009 — (Business Wire India) — AREVA’s Transmission and Distribution (T&D) division has won a prestigious order for 2×220 kV Conversion Substations from Hindalco Industries Limited, India’s major Aluminum Producer. This order involves design, supply, installation and commissioning of 5x100kA, 1650V DC rectifier stations, at each location of Bargwan (Singrauli-Madhya Pradesh) and Lapanga (Sambalpur-Orissa). Both Substations will be delivered to Hindalco by 2011.

AC-DC Conversion Substations are used for electrolysis plants producing non-ferrous metals (aluminium, zinc, copper, etc)

AREVA T&D has been the pioneer in providing Conversion substation solutions in the country for the Aluminium industry since early 1980s. With this new Conversion Substations order from Hindalco, AREVA T&D has consolidated its leading position in the electrolysis segment in India and is looking for the future growth of the electrolysis industry in the country.

“AREVA T&D has globally proven expertise and a leading position in high current rectifiers. HINDALCO is the largest potline project in India today and we are proud to bring in our state of the art technology for these two projects and play an important role in its success,” commented Michel Augonnet, Executive Vice President for AREVA’s Transmission and Distribution Systems Business Unit.

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All over the world, AREVA provides its customers with solutions for carbon-free power generation and electricity transmission. With its knowledge and expertise in these fields, the group has a leading role to play in meeting the world’s energy needs.

Ranked first in the global nuclear power industry, AREVA’s unique integrated offering covers every stage of the fuel cycle, reactor design and construction, and related services.

In addition, the group is developing a portfolio of operations in renewable energies. AREVA is also a world leader in electricity transmission and distribution and offers its customers a complete range of solutions for greater grid stability and energy efficiency.

Sustainable development is a core component of the group’s industrial strategy. Its 75,000 employees work every day to make AREVA a responsible industrial player that is helping to supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical energy to the greatest number of people.

AREVA’s T&D division is an active player around the globe. It designs, manufactures and supplies a complete range of equipment, systems and services for all stages in the transfer of electricity, from the generator to the large end-user. www.areva-td.com

AREVA T&D currently employs over 4,600 people in India. AREVA T&D India Ltd. currently has 14 manufacturing units and 22 sales offices. The company has been a trend-setter in the field of High-Voltage Switchgear; first to build the 765 kV substation in India with NTPC at SIPAT, Chhattisgarh. Around 70% of load flow in India is managed by AREVA T&D’s Automation Solutions Division. The company has to its credit a complete range of T&D Products, Systems, Services and Automation solutions.

CONTACT DETAILS
Marie Emery-Leleu, AREVA T&D Press Office, +33 1 34 96 31 82
Anais de Bourayne, AREVA T&D Press Office, +33 1 34 96 31 81
Vandana Dhir, Areva T&D, +91 9717791521, [email protected]

KEYWORDS
CONSUMER, CONSULTANCY SERVICES, BUSINESS SERVICES, ENERGY, HEAVY INDUSTRIES

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BWI: Transmission and Distribution: AREVA Consolidates its Leadership in 765 kV Extra High Voltage in India

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Areva T&D India
Monday, June 08, 2009 04:00 PM IST (10:30 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest; Business: Business services, Energy companies, Heavy industries; Technology
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Transmission and Distribution: AREVA Consolidates its Leadership in 765 kV Extra High Voltage in India
Wins 4 Major Substations Orders from Power Grid

Paris, France, Monday, June 08, 2009 — (Business Wire India) — AREVA’s Transmission and Distribution (T&D) division has recently won four orders worth approximately 3500 MINR to supply Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL), India’s main transmission utility, with four extra high voltage (765 kV) substations.

AREVA will deliver these projects in Lucknow and Ballia (in Uttar Pradesh) and Bina and Satna (in Madhya Pradesh), in partnership with Larsen and Toubro Ltd. AREVA will manufacture a portion of the 765 kV equipment for these substations at its three recently inaugurated manufacturing sites in India dedicated to Extra High Voltage Transmission Products.

The group had already deployed India’s first substation of this kind for the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) at Sipat, in operation since 2007. Thanks to these recent major orders, AREVA T&D India has now won six of twelve 765 kV substation projects so far awarded in India.

“These substation projects further demonstrate AREVA’s proven expertise and leading position in the 765 kV domain in India,” commented Michel Augonnet, Executive Vice President for AREVA’s Transmission and Distribution Systems business unit. “We will continue to be actively involved in Power Grid’s plans to enhance its transmission capacities by developing its extra and ultra high voltage transmission networks”, he added.

More about AREVA

All over the world, AREVA provides its customers with solutions for carbon-free power generation and electricity transmission. With its knowledge and expertise in these fields, the group has a leading role to play in meeting the world’s energy needs. Ranked first in the global nuclear power industry, AREVA’s unique integrated offering covers every stage of the fuel cycle, reactor design and construction, and related services.

In addition, the group is developing a portfolio of operations in renewable energies. AREVA is also a world leader in electricity transmission and distribution and offers its customers a complete range of solutions for greater grid stability and energy efficiency.

Sustainable development is a core component of the group’s industrial strategy. Its 75,000 employees work every day to make AREVA a responsible industrial player that is helping to supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical energy to the greatest number of people.

AREVA’s T&D division is an active player around the globe. It designs, manufactures and supplies a complete range of equipment, systems and services for all stages in the transfer of electricity, from the generator to the large end-user. www.areva-td.com.

AREVA T&D currently employs over 4,600 people in India. AREVA T&D India Ltd. currently has 14 manufacturing units and 22 sales offices. The company has been a trend-setter in the field of High-Voltage Switchgear; first to build the 765 kV substation in India with NTPC at SIPAT, Chhattisgarh. Around 70% of load flow in India is managed by AREVA T&D’s Automation Solutions Division. The company has to its credit a complete range of T&D Products, Systems, Services and Automation solutions.

CONTACT DETAILS
Marie Emery-Leleu, AREVA T&D Press Office, +33 1 34 96 31 82
Anais de Bourayne, AREVA T&D Press Office, +33 1 34 96 31 81

KEYWORDS
CONSUMER, BUSINESS SERVICES, ENERGY, HEAVY INDUSTRIES, TECHNOLOGY

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