GE Power, arm of US-based General Electric announced it has commissioned the 1st phase of the world’s largest Wide Area Monitoring System (WAMS) for Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) for the Northern Grid in India.
The project is part of the around $52.2 million contract awarded to GE T&D in January 2014 to install WAMS across all five regional grids of north, south, east, west and northeast India. The company has commissioned 1st phase of the project.
The contract was awarded in the backdrop of the world’s biggest power blackout faced by India in July 2012 due to a grid failure which impacted more than 620 million people across 22 states. Read More
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