India’s current installed transmission capacity is only 13% of the total installed generation capacity. With focus on increasing generation capacity over the next 8-10 years, the corresponding investments in the transmission sector is also expected to augment. The Ministry of Power plans to establish an integrated National Power Grid in the country by 2012 with close to 200,000 MW generation capacities and 37,700 MW of inter-regional power transfer capacity. Considering that the current inter regional power transfer capacity of 20,750 MW, this is indeed an ambitious objective for the country.
ECI has developed strong capabilities in the design, testing, fabrication, erection and construction of transmission lines and sub-station structures on a turnkey basis across India. ECI has so far built 5800 ckm of transmission lines and 24 substations across India for various clients such as Power Grid Corporation of India and various State Electricity Boards (SEBs) of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh.
ECI is currently executing 132KV, 220KV and 400 KV transmission lines for Power Grid Corporation and for other State Electricity Boards. We will be entering the EHV lines of 800KV in the year 2010.