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Siemens’ Power Transmission and Distribution (PTD) division has bagged a significant order from Tata Steel to provide the Power Distribution Network solutions for their Greenfield plant in the state of Orissa. Tata steel, the world’s sixth largest steel producer in terms of crude steel production having geographic footprints in India, South East Asia, UK and Europe is setting up a Greenfield 6MTPA Integrated steel plant at Kalinganager in Orissa. The scope of work for Siemens will include the supply of latest High Voltage and Medium Voltage Gas Insulated Switchgears, MV Switchboards, Control and Protection Panels, Substation Control and Automation Systems and Energy Management Systems. The project is scheduled to be commissioned by end of 2009.
Mr. J Schubert, Managing Director of Siemens Ltd. stated, “We are very happy to receive this prestigious order from Tata Steel. Their confidence in our capability to deliver high quality systems and solutions has resulted in this partnership. Over the years we have consolidated our experience in handling projects in the iron and steel segment in India as well as worldwide. We therefore, understand the complexities of the industry and are able to provide top-class eco-friendly solutions to our customers.”
Commenting on the order, Mr. A.K. Dixit, Executive Vice President, Power Transmission and Distribution Division, Siemens Ltd. said, “We are partnering with our customer to provide energy efficient Power Distribution Network solutions that involves supply of high-end technology products covering our entire PTD portfolio. The substations will be fully automated and are compact in design. This will enable our customers to handle the plant more efficiently.”
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 upto 800 kV, Protection and Substation Automation System and Control & Energy Management Systems.
Siemens Ltd. is the flagship of the Siemens Group in India. The Siemens Group in India is a leading provider of industry and infrastructure solutions in India with a business volume aggregating about Rs. 9000 crore. It operates in the core business segments of Energy, Industry and Buildings, Information Technology, Communication, Transportation, Healthcare and Lighting. It has nation-wide Sales and Service network, 17 manufacturing plants, some 500 strong network of channel partners and through its 15 companies, the Siemens Group employs around 16,000 people.