Exporting over 8,000 power distribution transformers Made in India
20 April 2016 - Hyderabad - Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd.(TTDI)
today announced winning Rs.226 crore(34 million USD)contract from Kenya Power &
Lighting Company (KPLC) for approximately 8,000 distribution transformers 'Made in
India', at the Company's manufacturing facility in Hyderabad.
The order entails installation of distribution transformers along transmission
and substation networks connecting power plants and end-consumers in Nairobi,
Mombasa and surrounding regions. TTDI will fulfill the order over a period of three years,
starting in June 2016.
Dr. Katsutoshi Toda, Chairman & Managing Director of TTDI said, "The repeat order
from KPLC for distribution transformers reinforces our commitment to establish India as
a manufacturing base and export hub for African countries, and is a testimony to the
superior quality products made in India by Toshiba. With manufacturing and supplying of
highly evaluated products, we will continue to contribute to the growth of industries FOR
THE NEXT INDIA."
In September 2015, TTDI had first received an order for approximately 4,000 distribution
transformers from KPLC, which was successfully deliveredby March 2016. The award of
a new contract is based on KPLC's positive evaluation of TDDI's manufacturing capacity
and product quality because of a proven track record in reliable quality and delivery.
"TTDI is one of the leading manufacturer and supplier of distribution transformers. TDDI
is committed to the development and manufacturing of environmentally friendly
high-efficiency products, including amorphous metal transformers that have low losses at
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a low load factor.Our recent capacity expansion at the Hyderabad factory with 30 million
USD has allowed us to expand the business further and provide cost-competitive products
by localizing procurement, design and manufacturing within India," Dr. Toda added.
Summary of order received
||11 kV/400 V and 33 kV/400 V distribution transformers
|Number of transformers
||From June 2016 to March 2019