Sterlite Power has received an order of $47 million from GS Group of South Korea for supply of the high-performance conductor (ACCC). The ACCC (aluminium core carbon composite) will be used for a new 400kV transmission line across a route length of 169-km on a Power Grid Company of Bangladesh project, a release from Sterlite Power said.
ACCC is also used for reconductoring on existing electric power transmission lines as it can carry twice as much current as a conventional aluminium-conductor steel-reinforced cable (ACSR) cable of the same size and weight.
“Today, our order book for ACCC is full for the next six months,” notes Manish Agarwal, CEO, Solutions Business, Sterlite Power.
Manish Agarwal, CEO, Solutions Business, Sterlite Power said: “This is the largest ever global order for high performance conductor (ACCC) in this region and we are happy to partner with GS of South Korea in the execution of this prestigious project.Significantly, we were the first player to pioneer this technology in India in 2011. Today, our order book for ACCC is full for the next six months and we further expect to double the volume by focusing on the SAARC and other countries.”