With an objective to strengthen power transmission and distribution systems, the Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Ltd (APTRANSCO) is mulling upgrading the infrastructure by introducing Substation Automation System (SAS) at the substations. The power company is planning to fully automate 400 KC substations initially with the help of central power transmission utility, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL).
According to a statement released by Energy department Secretary Nagulapalli Srikant, who is also the chairman and managing director of the APTRANSCO, the government was committed to providing 24×7 quality power without interruptions, as the reliable power supply is a key element for commercial and industrial sectors’ spurt. The proposed SAS is expected to help bring in modern technology not only to improve power supply but also to enhance consumer satisfaction. Read More