Linxon completes construction of 400 kV AIS substation in Bihar

Linxon, a Hitachi ABB Power Grids and SNCLavalin company, has completed the construction of the 400 kV air-insulated switchgear (AIS) Chandauti substation for Powergrid Mithilanchal Transmission Limited (PMTL)—a wholly-owned subsidiary of Power Grid Corporation of India.

The 3×500 MVA, 400/220/132 kV Chandauti substation consists of 14 bays of 400 kV, 12 bays of 220 kV and 8 bays of 132 kV, and is being constructed as part of India’s Eastern Region Strengthening Scheme (ERSS) to meet the load demand of Bihar.