Power Grid Corporation of India has incorporated a wholly owned subsidiary Company named Grid Conductors to manufacture Aluminium and Aluminium alloy electricity conductors at an estimated cost of INR 127.35 crore on 15 September, 2015.
PGCIL owns and operates about 1,19,579 ckt kms of transmission lines at 800/765kV, 400kV, 220kV & 132kV EHVAC & +500kV HVDC levels and 197 sub-stations.
Also the transformation capacity of about 2,40,954 MVA as on 30 September, 2015. This gigantic transmission network, spread over length and breadth of the country, is consistently maintained at an availability of over 99%.
Source : Energysector.in, Date : 10th October 2015
URL : http://www.energysector.in/power-news/pgcil-incoporates-grid-conductors-limited