Siemens Ltd. announced that it has won an order worth approximately Rs. 102 crore to
supply a 400 kV Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) Substation to West Bengal State
Electricity Transmission Company Limited (WBSETCL). The scope of the order includes
engineering, supply, installation and commissioning of the GIS Substation.
The 400 kV GIS solution is being manufactured at Siemens Ltd.’s manufacturing plant at
As the State Transmission Utility provider, Transmission Licensee and State Load
Dispatch Centre, WBSETCL is responsible for transmitting electricity from generating
sources to load centres through a transmission network spread across West Bengal.