State-owned engineering agency BHEL on Friday stated it has performed a key position within the profitable implementation of ultra-high voltage direct present (UHVDC) hyperlink between the western and southern area grid.
“Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has added another feather in its cap by playing a key role in the successful implementation of the +800 kV, 6,000 MW Ultra High Voltage Direct Current (UHVDC) Link between the Western Region Grid (Raigarh, Chattisgarh) and the Southern Region Grid (Pugalur, Tamil Nadu),” an organization assertion stated.
According to the assertion, the mission will deliver aid to the ability deficit southern grid. For this mission, amongst different tools and methods, BHEL has considerably contributed by supplying converter transformers, shunt reactors, filter financial institution capacitors and instrument transformers from its Bhopal Plant; and thyristor valves from its Electronics Division, Bengaluru.
These thyristor valves are used to transform AC energy generated on the IPPs at Raigarh into DC energy for transmitting it over an HVDC transmission line of over 1,800 kms, after which changing it again into AC on the Pugalur finish for interconnection with the southern grid.
BHEL, in partnership with Hitachi-ABB Power Grids Limited, had secured this landmark order from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited in 2016.
Significantly, that is the second ultra-high voltage direct present (UHVDC) transmission mission by BHEL. Prior to this, it had efficiently executed, the primary of its type on this planet, Agra Converter Terminal for North-East Agra +800 kV, 6000 MW, Multi-Terminal HVDC hyperlink in September-2016 (Bipole-1) and September-2017 (Bipole-2).
BHEL has been related to HVDC tasks in India since their inception by establishing the primary HVDC hyperlink within the nation between Barsoor (Chhattisgarh) and Lower Sileru (Andhra Pradesh).
Subsequently, the agency was concerned within the profitable execution of a number of HVDC hyperlinks, like Rihand-Dadri, Chandrapur-Padghe and Ballia-Bhiwadi hyperlinks.
It has established the manufacturing services for HVDC merchandise as much as 800 kV and undertakes turnkey tasks from idea to commissioning as an EPC contractor for EHV substations, HVDC converter stations and FACTS options backed by Power System Studies. (PTI)