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Siemens commissions India’s first HVDC link featuring state-of-the-art voltage-sourced converter technology 

On February 19, 2021, the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi officially inaugurated the link that has now been put into commercial operation and enables the exchange of electricity in both directions. Major HVDC equipment such as interface transformers and IGBT-based power converters, and other high & medium voltage AC equipment such as gas insulated switchgear, air insulated switchgear, control & relay panels etc. have been supplied from Siemens Limited’s factories in India.
Gerd Deusser, Executive Vice President and Head, Energy, Siemens Limited, said, “We take great pride in partnering PGCIL in this landmark HVDC project. It supports the major initiatives of the Government to achieve '24x7 Power for all' in the country by ensuring reliable power supply, improving the grid’s stability, and facilitating the efficient use of renewable energy. The project reinforces our purpose of driving the energy transition to more sustainable, reliable, and innovative systems.” 

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Siemens Limited focuses on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems and on automation and digitalization in the process, discrete & hybrid manufacturing industries. The Company brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society. It offers broad expertise across the entire energy value chain, along with a comprehensive portfolio for utilities, independent power producers, transmission system operators, the oil and gas industry, and other energy-intensive industries. With its products, solutions, systems, and services, it addresses the needs of energy transition, including storage and sector-coupling solutions. It is also a supplier and service provider of intelligent mobility solutions for rail, road and inner-modal transport for passenger and freight services. Siemens Limited is the flagship listed company of Siemens AG in India. As of September 30, 2020, Siemens Limited had Revenue from continuing operations of INR 9,581 crore and 9,258 employees. Further information is available on the Internet at

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Praneet Mendon / Bijesh Kamath

Siemens Ltd., Media Relations

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