air-insulated substation

air-insulated substation

[′er ′in·sə′lād·əd ′səb‚stā·shən]
(electricity)
An electric power substation that has the busbars and equipment terminations generally open to air and utilizes insulation properties of ambient air for insulation to ground.
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The new 220 kv air-insulated substation (AIS) will dispatch around 400MW of electricity to secure reliable power transmission coupled with minimal losses of transferred power, added the statement.
The lesco chief said that the new grid station, which is a conventional air-insulated substation, was set to go functional within one year.
This presentation includes definitions of the various physical areas making up a power station, an air-insulated substation, or a gas-insulated substation.
The air-insulated substation, with a capacity of 220 kilovolt (KV), was deployed by ABB in 2008.
In a separate contract, Ansaldo Energia selected ABB to expand the 220 kilovolt (kV) air-insulated substation that feeds the power produced by the Ain Djasser plants into the Algerian transmission grid.
Apart from that, Hitachi received 115kV GIS order for 115kV renovation project replacing air-insulated substation to gas-insulated substation these days.
The three turnkey projects will establish a 400/230/100 kV air-insulated substation at Rasipalayam, connecting Tamil Nadu's transmission network to India's national grid.
Areva T&D India Limited (Areva T&D India) (BSE: 522275), a subsidiary of Areva SA (CEI.FR), has received a contract to offer air-insulated substation, power transformers and low-voltage switchboards for a power generation plant at Malwa in Maharashtra.
As per the contract, Areva T&D India will manufacture and install a 400 / 220 kV air-insulated substation, as well as power and distribution transformers and switchgear equipment.