Hitachi ABB Power Grids commissions groundbreaking UHVDC project in India

01 Sep 2021

Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India (ABB Power Products and Systems India) has successfully commissioned one of India’s longest ultra-high voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission links for Power Grid Corporation of India. The +/-800 kV, 6,000-MW link has the capacity to meet the electricity needs of more than 80 mn people and stretches 1,800-km to connect Raigarh in Central India to Pugalur in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. Reliable power can now be transmitted in either direction depending on demand, with exceptionally low power losses and minimal environmental footprint. 
Contact: Hitachi ABB Power Grids.


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