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ABB India wins Rs. 295 crores orders for 1200 MW power plant Print E-mail
Written by Viswanath   
Thursday, 05 June 2008
Power solutions for improved system efficiency of JSW’s plant in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra

Bangalore: ABB in India has won orders worth Rs 295 crores to provide power solutions for JSW Energy for its upcoming 4 x 300 MW thermal power plant in Ratnagiri in the state of Maharashtra in Western India. The orders are for a range of power solutions including, electrical balance of plant, 400kV gas insulated switchgear (GIS) substation and generator transformers.

ABB’s solutions for the project comprise several leading edge power technologies for improved system efficiency. The modular eBoP solution for 300MW generating units will provide optimized and integrated solutions for complete plant electricals including shunt reactors, bus ducts, control and relay panels, MV and LT switchgear, other auxiliary systems and four 20kV generator circuit breakers (GCB), thus providing a further boost towards GCB scheme usages by thermal power plants in India.

The 400kV GIS substation will provide substantial space saving due to its compact design. With all live parts enclosed and protected against negative influences the gas insulated switchgear ensures enhanced operational reliability and safety. ABB’s scope of delivery also includes 20/420 kV generator transformers. ABB’s transformers are designed and manufactured for high reliability, reduced life cycle costs and optimized electrical design for minimized losses.

“We are proud of our long-standing partnership with the JSW Group. With this order we continue to build on this relationship”, said Biplab Majumder, Country Manager & Managing Director, ABB India, commenting on the order. “ABB’s power products and systems will ensure safe and reliable operation of the plant while optimizing energy consumption of the equipment,” he added.

JSW will feed the power produced through the power plant into the country’s western grid. The JSW Group has a presence in the steel, power, cement, aluminium, software and infrastructure sectors.

ABB ( is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs more than 110,000 people

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