ABB India to upgrade 20 sub-stations in Himachal Pradesh for distribution of electricity in remote regions
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 17-Aug-2017

Shimla, August 17: Electricity is the basic need for human being. Therefore, with an aim to provide reliable power to state’s most remote regions, ABB India will upgrade 20 sub stations in Himachal Pradesh. 

Notably, Himachal Pradesh Electricity Board Limited (HPSEBL) and ABB India joined hands to upgrade 20 sub stations in states which will be equipped with the latest control and protection technology to enable future digitalization. HPSEBL has taken this step in support of India’s Smart Grid Vision and the government’s ambition of providing reliable power to the country’s most remote regions.

The Managing Director of ABB India Sanjeev Sharma said ‘We are thankful to our customer Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board for making ABB their partner of choice. ABB India has been partnering India’s National Smart Grid Mission with global technology solutions that are made in India to help customers transition to next level of digital growth.”

‘The recently launched 180 ABB Ability digital solutions for various sectors can increase automation and reliability of power supply for the nation, as we move towards a smarter and greener grid,’ Sanjeev Sharma added.

Six out of 20 substations will be equipped with ABB’s state-of-the-art MicroSCADA which is also known as Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system to ensure the optimized control and reliable operation of the substation through seamless integration and connectivity between different devices and systems.

ABB India will also deploy its Relion electronic relays for the protection, control, measurement and supervision of power systems at all twenty substations. Both products are a part of the company’s ABB Ability, its industry-leading portfolio of digital solutions, which help turn data insights into actionable intelligence.