ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Making Power Pay

Making Power Pay Hansavivek TATA ELECTRIC COMPANIES are going ahead with their project of the second 500 MW unit for replacement of .the ageing unit nos 1, 2 and 3 and later no 4, which have been in active, continuous service for nearly three decades. The IBRD Joan agreement for US $ 135.4 million was signed in December last year and has become effective from July 31. The preliminary civil works for the project commenced from the beginning of this year and procurement of equipment for the 220 KV switchyard has been initiated. To ensure efficiency and reliability of supply and for transmitting power from this unit to South Bombay, the management has considered using 220 KV circuits with SF6 gas-insulated sub-stations at Carnac Receiving Station in South Bombay and a fibre optic communication system between Trombay and Carnac.

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