Sterling and Wilson awarded 250 Crore Multi States Substation Project by Power Grid Corporation of India

Posted by: at 1/12/2017 03:05:00 am

Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL), a Govt of India Enterprise, has recently awarded Sterling and Wilson – India’s leading Turnkey MEP and EPC player, with the project of extension of 400kV and 132kV substations including Transformers & Reactors under the North Eastern Region (NER) of India’s Strengthening Scheme-IV & VII spread over five states. This project comprises of 9 locations of North Eastern Region namely Imphal, Silchar, Balipara, Bongaigaon, Misa, Kopili, Nirjuli, Agartala, Mokokchung of 5 states namely Manipur, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura and Nagaland. This scheme will strengthen the capacity of distribution network of North Eastern Region with more reliability.

Sterling and Wilson awarded 250 Crore Multi States Substation Project by Power Grid Corporation of India

Speaking on the project won from Powergrid, Mr. Avinash Pandit, President - EBOP Power & Metals and EHV Substations, Sterling and Wilson Pvt Ltd said, “It’s a great opportunity to work with Powergrid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) on this unique and challenging project in the North Eastern Region. This scheme will strengthen the capacity of distribution of the remote locations of NER with more reliability. This project will truly bring about a lot of development in the hilly terrain of North East. I am sure with the technical expertise of successfully executing large scale projects, we would be able to deliver this project successfully in time.”

Sterling and Wilson is to supply, install, test and commission the civil work for various 400kV and 132kV substations including Transformers & Reactors under the North Eastern Region IV and VII at Imphal, Silchar, Balipara, Bongaigaon, Misa and Agartala Sub-Stations. Powergrid also intends to Procure Spare Transformers at Nirjuli, Kopili and Silchar and Spare Reactors at Bongaigaon of North Eastern region. The Sub-stations involve Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of a number of Transformers ranging from 50MVA to 500MVA and Reactors ranging from 31.5MVAR to 125MVAR.The project is valued at Rs. 250 Crore inclusive of all taxes and duties.

The project is expected to be commissioned in next 18 months from the date of award of the project. However, some of the priority sub-stations will be commissioned much ahead of the schedule.

About Sterling and Wilson

Sterling and Wilson, which began its operations in 1927 as Wilson Electric Works, is a group company of the 150 year old US$ 3 billion business conglomerate - Shapoorji Pallonji Group, and is one of India’s leading Turnkey MEP services provider.

Sterling and Wilson’s range of offerings cover Turnkey MEP projects, Turnkey EPC for Solar power projects , Electrical, HVAC, DG sets from 10 kVA to 3300 kVA, Manufacturing of HT/LT Panels, Plumbing and Fire Fighting, Security and Fire Alarm systems, Mechanical EPC, EBOP Power &Metals and EHV Substations, Distributed Power & Co-generation, Data Centre EPC, Operation & Maintenance and International Operations.

Today Sterling and Wilson, has evolved as India’s leading MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Public Health Engineering) Services Company. Some of the iconic projects accomplished by Sterling and Wilson are First International Financial Centre (FIFC), Terminal 3- Indira Gandhi International Airport, Lulu International Mall, Buddh International Circuit, Ford India, to name a few.

Sterling and Wilson is India’s largest Solar EPC in terms of number of projects that are spread across the country. Sterling and Wilson was awarded the “Energize” Indian Power Sector Award for “Excellence in Solar EPC” for the year 2012-13, as evaluated by Ernst & Young and presented by CNBC-TV 18. Sterling and Wilson is also recognized as India’s top solar EPC player and ranked globally 9th by IHS Solar Research’s report in Q3,2015 for Global PV integrators market share (IHS is a world leader in solar market research & analysis). Sterling and Wilson has also been awarded as “Leading Solar EPC Company” by Renewable Energy India Awards 2015 and Inter-solar India Award 2015 Solar Projects in India for 11 MWp Solar PV Plant in Maharashtra.

Internationally, the company is presently developing a pipeline of projects across India, Middle-east, Central Asia, East Asia and Africa.

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