Siemens receives follow-up order for HVDC link in Bangladesh
Siemens has received an order for an HVDC (high-voltage direct-current) back-to-back link to connect the power supply networks of India and Bangladesh. On a turnkey basis, Siemens will be responsible for engineering, installing and commissioning of the complete HVDC system. The customer is Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB). Siemens has already installed block 1 of the Bheramara HVDC back-to-back station in 2013 and will now deliver a second block with a transmission capacity of another 500 megawatts (MW). The order value is approximately 130 million EUR and the power link is scheduled to come on line in the second half of 2018. ….