20 transformers to power the world’s largest COVID facility in Delhi


The temporary center is being installed on a covered area of ​​12 50,000 square feet.

New Delhi:

Extensive infrastructure capable of supporting a load of 18 MW and comprising 22 km of underground cables and 20 transformers will supply the 10,000-bed COVID-19 quarantine facility at the Radha Soami spiritual center south of Delhi, reputed to be the largest of the world. , a BRPL spokesperson said on Monday.

The increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Delhi has made it urgent to increase hospital beds and isolation facilities. The temporary center is being installed on a covered area of ​​12 50,000 square feet, about the size of 22 football fields.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia recently assessed the center’s preparations. The installation of the electrical infrastructure in such a massive installation requires an equally massive electrical infrastructure.

BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) was tasked with preparing the electrical infrastructure in record time 15 days, said BRPL spokesperson.

Currently, the BRPL spokesperson said that 100 discom employees and employees are deployed to install the massive infrastructure at the center of Chhatarpur by July 5.

“BRPL was responsible for supplying an electrical load of 18,000 kW. To meet this massive load requirement, more than 100 Discom managers and workers work 24 hours a day under the direct supervision of the company’s management team and in close coordination with the government and other ministries, “he said. said.

BRPL is installing four dedicated 11KV feeders, each about 5 km long ~ CHECK ~ totaling about 22 km – using trenchless technology, he said.

“Twenty 1,000 KW transformers are being installed for the installation of 20 MVA capacity on the four premises sites. The lines installed in the world‘s largest COVID installation comply with the best international standards and will be remotely controlled from the surveillance control and Data Access Room (SCADA) in Kalkaji. “

For safety reasons, most transformers used do not require oil.

The quarantine center will obtain electricity from the BSES Fatehpur Beri network with sufficient redundancy to guarantee that the electrical charge can be routed via the alternative line if a line goes off, he said.

In addition, a rapid response team with experienced engineers will be stationed in the premises 24/7 to respond to any eventuality, he added.

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