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Monday, 03 September 2018 09:36

Siemens commissions HVDC back-to-back link between India and Bangladesh

Siemens commissions HVDC back-to-back link between India and Bangladesh Photo credit: www.siemens.com/press

Germany, Erlangen: Siemens has fully commissioned the second block of the HVDC back-to-back link in Bheramara, Bangladesh, to connect the electricity supply networks of India and Bangladesh.

Two back-to-back links operating in parallel with a transmission capacity of 500 MW each give the Bheramara HVDC link has a capacity of up to 1000 MW – the highest reliable power capacity in Bangladesh.

From Bheramara at the Western border of Bangladesh, the country’s 230 kV grid will be connected through a substation and overhead lines to India's 400 kV grid.

Source: Siemens

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  • Continent: Asia
  • Category: Business