Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has commissioned two 220/20 kV substations in Afghanistan. The project has been executed by BHEL on EPC basis.
The substations have been commissioned at Charikar, approximately 60 km from Kabul, and Doshi, which is approximately 150 km from Kabul.
Both the substations are part of the 220 kV Phul e Khumri-Kabul transmission system and will provide power to Charikar and Doshi sites and their neighbouring areas.
The substation was formally inaugurated by H.E. Dr Abdullah Abdullah, CEO of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan along with H.E. Shri Amar Sinha, the Ambassador of India to Afghanistan.
Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs
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