Power Grid signs MoA with Bharat Heavy Electricals
13th Sep 2019

Power Grid Corporation of India has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) for Digital Substation Collaborative R&D Project on September 12, 2019.

As part of this MoA, Intelligent Electronic Devices (IEDs) and Optical Current Transformers (OCTs) will be developed which will be validated at POWERGRID Advanced Research & Technology Centre, Manesar and further field trials will be carried out at Bhiwadi 400/220 kV Sub-station of POWERGRID. This will enable development of indigenous devices for digital Sub-stations.

Power Grid Corporation of India is an Indian state-owned electric utilities company headquartered in Gurgaon, India. Power Grid transmits about 50% of the total power generated in India on its transmission network.