Godrej & Boyce secures orders for 400kV GIS substation project in Mumbai

Godrej Electricals & Electronics’ Power Infrastructure and Renewable Energy (PIRE), an arm of Godrej & Boyce, has secured an order forconstruction of a greenfield 400kV Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) substation in Vikhroli, Mumbai.

The project will also include construction of a 400kV bay extension in Kharghar. On completion, 1,500MVA transformation capacity will be added to Mumbai. Its value is more than Rs 1 billion. The project is significant to the city as the existing transmission corridor capacity is not enough to further transmit power. This project would enable additional power to be brought into Mumbai to meet future demand. Godrej & Boycehas a planned revenue of over Rs 10 billion over the next two years in PIRE arm. This project has expanded its portfolio to include large private utility players in the EHV substation projects.

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