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September 2, 2021

New Purulia Substation, India

By Carmen

New Purulia Substation is a 400kV substation located in Purulia, West Bengal, India.

The New Purulia Substation project’s construction has begun in 2019. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Description

New Purulia Substation project, which is an upgrade substation, will be operated by West Bengal State Electricity Transmission.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 400kV and the operating voltage level is 400kV.

The step-in voltage of the project is 400kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 50MVA.

New Purulia Substation project development status

The development of the New Purulia Substation project was approved by West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission in 2019. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

About West Bengal State Electricity Transmission

West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (WBSETCL) is an electrical utility that offers power generation services. The utility’s services include power supplying, power transmission, electricity distribution, load management, operation and maintenance of all existing EHV sub-stations, equipments and lines. It also provides construction of green field EHV sub-stations and transmission lines as per system’s requirement, sub-stations expansion and augmentation, and replacement of age old worn out conductors. WBSETCL offers adoption of new technology replacing old ones and enhancement of IT application. The utility offers its services across Kolkata.

Methodology

All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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