Siemens bags Rs330-crore power distribution network order from Tata Steel

Tata Steel has placed a Rs330-crore order with on Siemens Ltd for a power distribution network for its greenfield steel plant at Kalinganagar, Orissa.

Siemens'' power transmission and distribution division will execute the contract with its German parent, Siemens AG.

Tata Steel is the world''s sixth largest steel producer in terms of crude steel production, with geographic footprints in India, South East Asia, the UK and Europe and is setting up a greenfield 6 MTPA integrated steel plant at Kalinganager, Orissa.

The scope of work for his new order will include the supply of latest high voltage and medium voltage gas insulated switchgear, medium voltage switchboards, controls and protection panels, substation control and automation systems and energy management systems. The project is scheduled to be commissioned by end 2009.

"Over the years we have consolidated our experience in handling projects in the iron and steel segment in India as well as worldwide," said J Schubert, managing directors of Siemens Ltd. "We therefore, understand the complexities of the Industry and are able to provide top-class eco-friendly solutions to our customers."

Siemens'' power transmission and distribution division in India provides products, systems and solutions in the area of medium voltage and high voltage switchgear, high voltage substations up to 800 kV, protection and substation automation system and control and energy management systems. realistic conditions. This will also provide the basis for further advances.