Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL) is one of the largest transmission utilities in Eastern India and one of the first Utilities in India to leverage ACCC® Conductors and other modern grid technologies. The project used the existing steel lattice structures – without modification – with spans of approximately 320 meters. The reconductor project included two major highway crossings. Gupta Power Infrastructure Ltd. completed project engineering and provided installation services. CTC Global Certified Master Installers Mr. R.Vasanthakumar, TEEMS India & Mr. Bapi Ghosh, Gupta Power provided training and installation support. Hardware for the project was provided by the TAG Corporation and crews used pulling equipment manufactured by ZECK (Germany), TESMEC (Italy) and OMAC (Italy). This was the 3rd ACCC® Project commissioned by OPTCL.
The Indian Institute for Production Management also carried out an Infrared Thermography Inspection of the connection devices and conductors after the line was energized.
CTC Global congratulates OPTCL, Gupta Power Infrastructure Ltd. and all of the other project participants for a job well done.