Analysis on Project Planning Opted by Abb for the Construction of Substation

I take this opportunity to thank all those who have helped me in completing the training successfully. I sincerely thank Mr. Vaibhav Srivastav (HR Manager, ABB) for providing me with an opportunity to work as a trainee in ABB. I would also like to show my gratitude to Mr. Sachin Mahato (Vice President, ABB) for giving me all the required resources and a healthy environment for me carry out my project work. I would also like to thank him for providing me full support where ever and whenever required. I am highly obliged to Mr. Ankit Chopra (Project Manager, ABB), Mr.

Manoj Verma (Project Manager), Mr. RajaSekar (Project Manager, ABB) for providing me continuous and invaluable guidance throughout the project. Their kind and elderly advice always inspired me in putting my best efforts to develop an efficient project. I also thank Mrs. Jyotsana Chawla, my project coordinator for making it possible for me to undertake this project. Without her consent and support, it would not have been possible to undertake and complete this project. AMULYA PUNJABI [YMCA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY]

As one of the world’s leading engineering companies, ABB helps customers to use electrical power effectively and to increase industrial productivity in a sustainable way. The ABB Group of companies operates in over 100 countries and employs about 120,000 people. ABB operations in India include 14 manufacturing facilities with over 7500 employees. Customers are served through an extensive countrywide presence with more than 18 marketing offices, 8 service centers, 3 logistics warehouses and a network of over 800 channel partners.

The ABB Group is increasingly leveraging the Indian operations for projects, products, services, engineering and R&D. ABB India History General: • • • The Company was incorporated on 24. 12. 1949 as The Hindustan Electric Company Limited. On 24. 09. 1965, the Company’s name was changed to Hindustan Brown Boveri Limited (HBB). Pursuant to the Scheme of Amalgamation of Asea Limited with HBB with effect from 1st January 1989, the name was further changed to Asea Brown Boveri Limited, with effect from 13. 10. 1989. Effective 16. 04.

2003, the name was further changed to ABB Limited. Flakt India Limited was amalgamated with ABB with effect from 5th October 1995. During 1994-95, a joint venture Company – ‘ABB Daimler-Benz Transportation AG’ (Adtranz) was established by ABB Zurich and Daimler-Benz AG, Germany, in Germany. A subsidiary of Adtranz was incorporated in India viz. ’ABB Daimler-Benz Transportation Limited which took over the Transportation Business of the Company effective 1st January 1996. ABB’s power generation business was globally transferred into the new 50-50 JV with Alstom in 1999.

In India the power generation business has been demerged and transferred to ABB Alstom Power India Ltd. with effect from 1st 6 April 1999. In consideration of the transfer of the power business, each shareholder of ABB has been allotted one share in ABB Alstom Power India Ltd. for every share held in the company. Capital: The Authorised Share Capital of the Company is Rs. 500,000,000 divided into 212,500,000 Equity Shares of Rs. 2/- each and 750,000 – 11% Redeemable 10 years, Cumulative Preference Shares of Rs. 100/each.

The Issued, Subscribed and Paid-up share capital of the Company, as at the end of the financial year ended December 31, 2007, is Rs. 423,816,750/-, consisting of 211,908,375 Equity Shares of the face value of Rs. 2/- each. ABB’s presence in India This section gives an overview of ABB’s presence in India ABB Businesses ABB (www. abb. com) is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 117,000 people.

Power Products Power Products are the key components to transmit and distribute electricity. The division incorporates ABB’s manufacturing network for transformers, switchgear, circuit breakers, cables and associated equipment. It also offers all the services needed to ensure products’ performance and extend their lifespan. The division is subdivided into three business units. Power Systems Power Systems offers turnkey systems and services for power transmission and distribution grids, and for power plants.

Substations and substation automation systems are key areas. Additional highlights include flexible alternating current transmission systems (FACTS), high-voltage direct current (HVDC) systems and network management systems. In power generation, Power Systems offers the instrumentation, control and electrification of power plants. The division is subdivided into four business units. Discrete Automation and Motion This division provides products, solutions and related services that increase industrial productivity and energy efficiency.

Its motors, generators, drives, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), power electronics and robotics provide power, motion and control for a wide range of automation applications. The leading position in wind generators and a growing offering in solar complement the industrial focus, leveraging joint technology, channels and operations platforms. Low Voltage Products The Low Voltage Products division manufactures low-voltage circuit breakers, switches, control products, wiring accessories, enclosures and cable systems to protect people, installations and electronic equipment from electrical overload.

The division further makes KNX systems that integrate and automate a building’s electrical installations, ventilation systems, and security and data communication networks. Process Automation 9 The main focus of this ABB business is to provide customers with products and solutions for instrumentation, automation and optimization of industrial processes. The industries served include oil and gas, power, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, metals and minerals, marine and turbocharging. Key customer benefits include improved asset productivity and energy savings.

ABB Mission and Goal Mission : ABB is a global leader in power and automation technology that enable utility and industry consumers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. ABB’s vision is to be the “Value Creator”. ABB always try to achieve and maintain leadership with a focus on technology, reliability and safety in an environment of honesty, transparency and fairness and contribute towards betterment of society. Goal:- ABB always achieve a sustained Zero complaint in the product. Company always try to secure health and safety of all the employees and customers.