Siemens Ltd today said it has received a nearly Rs 217-crore order from Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd (PGCB).
The order is for supply of 400kV/230 kV switch yard equipments, reactors, power transformers, fire fighting systems, air-conditioning systems, auxiliary power system, building management systems, illumination systems...engineering for civil and plant for 500 MW High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Station, it said in a statement.
"The prestigious project is a part of India Bangladesh agreement for power exchange as per South Asia Sub Regional Economic Co-operation (SASEC) by Asian Development Bank (ADB)."
"Siemens is proud to continue providing transmission and distribution technologies to Bangladesh building up the knowledge locally and boosting the power capacity of Bangladesh," said Harald Griem, Executive Vice President and Head, Energy Management Division, Siemens Ltd.
Source : economictimes.indiatimes.com