2 Dec : A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed amongst NTPC, NHPC, POWERGRID & DVC in New Delhi for incorporation of a Joint Venture for setting up an ‘On-line High Power Test Laboratory’ (OHPTL) for short circuit test facility to ensure quality and reliability of the high capacity electrical equipments in the country.
Presently, manufacturers and utilities are sending their equipments to overseas testing labs which is not only time consuming but expensive too. The OHPTL facility will test power transformers, LT/HT Switchgears, bus-ducts, CTs etc.
Shri V.Ramakrishna, Member (Power Systems) from Central Electricity Authority, Shri R.S Sharma, CMD, NTPC, Shri S.K.Chaturvedi, CMD, POWERGRID, Shri A.K Chatterjee, Director DVC, Shri R.S. Meena, Executive Director, NHPC and senior executives were present on the occasion.