The reconductoring order marks Transrail’s EPC foray into The Middle East Region
Mumbai, September 24, 2018: Integrated Power Transmission and Distribution Company, Transrail Lighting Limited, announced that it has received its maiden order from The Middle East to execute conductor replacement for various 132 kV transmission lines in and around the capital city of Jordan on turnkey basis. The order, worth approximately USD 17.23 Mn, is awarded to Transrail by National Electric Power Company (NEPCO), Jordan.
The contract entails reconductoring of old transmission line with the new high-end ACCC (Aluminium Conductor Composite Core) Conductor. ACCC conductor are light weight and has higher current carrying capacity. The project involves replacement of two Lots of 132 kV lines with Lot 1 consists of 4 lines aggregating 44 kilometers and Lot 2 with 5 lines aggregating 57 kilometers.
Commenting on this win, Mr. D C. Bagde, Managing Director, Transrail Lighting Limited said “This contract marks Transrail’s full-fledged entry in The Middle East, where we were earlier supplying our products anyways. This is an important region for us. We are very proud to win this mandate as it is not only new geography for us but also it involves complex reconductoring. The advance composite core conductors are lighter and hence the current carrying capacity gets increased on same old towers.
Thus it is going to result in cost savings for the client. These are very old electricity lines passing through a highly populated area in and around the capital city, Amman. NEPCO has awarded the contract to Transrail by evaluating our long-standing experience in power transmission. We are committed to complete this job with utmost care for safety and ensuring minimum inconvenience to the residents of Amman.” About Transrail Lighting Limited.
Transrail Lighting Limited (Transrail) is a leading EPC company with over three decades of experience in providing comprehensive solutions on the turnkey basis globally. Transrail has presence across Power Transmission and Distribution, lighting infrastructure, substations and railways. The company has inhouse manufacturing facilities for towers, conductors and poles. Transrail’s solutions range from design, testing to fabrication, supply of materials, erection, stringing and commissioning. Transrail’s lighting infrastructure solutions business designs and installs engineered polygonal galvanised poles for power T&D, high mast, street lights and stadium mast, among others. Transrail caters to customers across India, Africa, Americas and Asia.
To know more about Transrail, visit www.transrail.in