The UHVDC system will enable transfer of thermal power through a 1,365km transmission line between Champa located in State of Chhattisgarh to Khurukshetra in State of Haryana.

Alstom Grid President Gr├ęgoire Poux-Guillaume said, "Alstom’s recent technological advances in HVDC, be it with 800 kV Line
Commutated Converter (LCC) or Voltage Source Converter (VSC) technology, demonstrate the Group’s commitment to continuous developments in the Ultra High Voltage energy sector."

Under the terms of the contract, the company will provide ┬▒800 kV UHVDC thyristor valves, 32 converter transformers, 400/220 kV gas-and air-insulated switchgear and substation equipment, communication and supervisory control and data acquisition systems.

The company will also oversee overall project management, studies, design, engineering, training, manufacture, civil works at site including erection, site testing and commissioning works.

Alstom’s HVDC Centre of Excellence in Stafford (UK) and Alstom Grid India units located at Noida, Hosur, Padappai, Pallavaram and Vadodara in India will deliver the contract.