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New Delhi : Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) on November 1, 2021, inaugurated remote operation of its 250th Sub-station (765/400 kV Khetri Sub-station, Rajasthan) from it’s National Transmission Asset Management Centre (NTAMC) at Manesar, Haryana.

Located at Manesar in Haryana, NTAMC was dedicated to the nation on April 29, 2015. It was set up for remote operation of the system and monitoring of various parameters at the national level. NTAMC is manned 24×7 by experts providing real-time operations and continuous monitoring of POWERGRID’s assets and systems. The remote operations and monitoring mechanism for Sub-stations ensures reliable, effective, and efficient monitoring of Sub-stations connected to the National Grid.

This seminal event was set in motion by CMD, POWERGRID, in the presence of Director (Operations) & Director (Projects). The CMD appreciated the technological progress which showcases a step towards a Digital POWERGRID. This has added another feather to Company’s cap in terms of digitisation and technological innovation, which is at par with international best practises. The event was organised as part of “AzadiKaAmritMahotsav” marking 75 years of India’s Independence, according to a PIB release.

POWERGRID has, at present, 263 Sub-stations and more than 172,000 ckm and 447,000 MVA of transformation capacity. With the adoption of latest technological tools and techniques, enhanced use of automation and digital solutions, POWERGRID has been able to maintain average transmission system availability >99%.