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Milestone: Power Grid's 250th substation successfully inaugurated

Power Grid has successfully inaugurated the remote operation of the 250th sub-station (765/400 kV Khetri Sub-station, Rajasthan) from its National Transmission Asset Management Centre (NTAMC) at Manesar, Haryana
Power Grid's 250th substation successfully inaugurated
Power Grid's 250th substation successfully inaugurated

New Delhi: Power Grid has successfully inaugurated the remote operation of the 250th sub-station of POWERGRID (765/400 kV Khetri Sub-station, Rajasthan) from its National Transmission Asset Management Centre (NTAMC) at Manesar, Haryana.

Located at Manesar in Haryana, NTAMC was dedicated to the nation on April 29, 2015. It was set up for remote operation of the system and monitoring of various parameters at the national level. NTAMC is manned 24×7 by experts, providing real-time operations and continuous monitoring of Power Grid’s assets and systems. The remote operations and monitoring mechanism for Sub-stations ensures reliable, effective and efficient monitoring of sub-stations connected to the national grid.

This seminal event was set in motion by Power Grid CMD in presence of the Director (Operations) & Director (Projects). CMD appreciated the technological progress which showcases a step towards a digital Power Grid. This has added another feather to the company’s cap in terms of digitalisation and technological innovation, which is at par with international best practices. The event was organised as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ marking 75 years of India's Independence.

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Power Grid presently has 263 Sub-stations and more than 172,000 ckm and 447,000 MVA of transformation capacity. With the adoption of latest technological tools and techniques, enhanced use of automation and digital solutions, Power Grid has been able to maintain average transmission system availability >99%.

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