Godrej & Boyce announces the commissioning of 400kV GIS Substation to provide access to reliable power in Naubatpur & Jakkanpur near Patna, Bihar.

The Power Infrastructure and Renewable Energy (PIRE) business unit of Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd has commissioned the 400/220/132/33kV GIS grid substation at Naubatpur and Jakkanpur in Patna district of Bihar.

The substation commissioned by Godrej & Boyce will connect the adjacent towns of Naubatpur and Jakkanpur on a state-level grid through 400kV, 220kV, 132kV & 33kV transmission lines, thereby contributing to the district of Patna by the easy access to reliable quality power with a transformation capacity of 1000 MVA. This is the first ever 400kV GIS substation in the state of Bihar. The substation will cater to power evacuation requirements of NTPC Nabinagar Power Station and enhance the transformation by driving growth in the Industrial landscape in and around Naubatpur and Jakkanpur. This Substation will ensure the availability of reliable power to the emerging Industrial & residential sectors in the area. It will potentially increase the industrial growth opportunities by transmitting electricity to the emerging Industrial establishments.

Raghavendra Mirji, Senior Vice President & Business Head, Electricals & Electronics Division, Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. said, “Glad to be a part of change in the region as we commission substation with high power capacity in Naubatpur and Jakkanpur. We believe that this will not only witness the new era of reliable power but will also result in revolutionizing power supply in the region paving way for industries to achieve greater outcomes. We aim to secure more such opportunities and reach out to other markets and smaller towns to play a role in improving the quality of power transmission in future.”

About Godrej Electricals & Electronics

Godrej & Boyce has been one of the pioneers in manufacturing and delivering a range of equipment, solutions and services aimed at driving efficient energy management across the industry value chain. Godrej Electricals & Electronics, a business of Godrej & Boyce, forayed into the Power Transmission business in 2010 and has successfully commissioned several EHV substation projects up to 400kV across all territories in India and further aims to consolidate its position in 400kV & above segment. Over the years, Godrej Electricals & Electronics has established itself as one of the most trusted EPC companies in the Power Transmission segment in India.