gas-insulated substation

gas-insulated substation

[′gas ‚in·sə‚lād·əd ′səb‚stā·shən]
(electricity)
An electric power substation in which all live equipment and busbars are housed in grounded metal enclosures sealed and filled with sulfur hexafluoride gas.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The new 500/220 kilovolt (kV) Gas-Insulated Substation will dispatch 1.5 GW of electricity and play a strategic role in the upcoming Egypt -- Saudi Arabia Interconnection, linking the national grids of both countries with a 1,300-kilometer transmission line.
The new 500/220 kilovolt (kV) Gas-Insulated Substation will dispatch 1.5 gigawatt (GW) of electricity, in response to increased power generation in the area and secure reliable power supply coupled with minimal losses of transferred power.
Additionally, Alstom will supply two 100 MVAr capacitor banks to the Wadi Jaleel substation in Mecca, and extend an existing gas-insulated substation at Jeddah North 380 kV BSP (Bulk Supply plant).
Apart from that, Hitachi received 115kV GIS order for 115kV renovation project replacing air-insulated substation to gas-insulated substation these days.
India, May 28 -- Alstom T & D India has bagged a contract from Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission for erection and commissioning of a 400 kV gas-insulated substation (GIS) in Hinjewadi, Maharashtra that was developing into an IT hub.
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Alstom Grid had earlier delivered the world's largest gas-insulated substation and the Gulf's largest High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) converter station - 3x600 MW - interconnecting the six member GCC states - to the Kingdom.
One 60-kilovolt (kV) gas-insulated substation (GIS) will replace an existing installation in the country's capital, Algiers, to meet growing demand for electricity.
set), this volume is also a 2d ed, with new chapters on substation asset management and substation commissioning and substantial updating of the sections on integration, automation, substation grounding, high-voltage switching equipment and air-and gas-insulated substation. The 20 chapters are written for engineers and present full overviews of each topic, with lists of further references.