Siemens has bagged a turnkey order worth Rs. 2116 million (212 crore) from SAIL for Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP). Siemens will provide an extra high voltage (EHV) power distribution package to the plant for augmentation of their existing main step down substations (MSDs) and installation of new MSDs.
This power augmentation program will enable Rourkela Steel Plant to enhance its production capacity from 1.9 million tonnes to 4.5 million tonnes. The power distribution package provided by Siemens will convert the power received from the grid at 220kv level and feed it into the rolling mills and oxygen plant.
The scope of work for this order includes design and engineering, supply, civil work, erection, testing and commissioning of 220KV gas insulated switch gear (GIS), 132 KV GIS and AIS switchyards, 33 KV GIS,11 KM 132 KV transmission line and substation automation system for individual substations.