TEPCO Power Grid, Incorporated and ATT Consultants Company Limited were jointly awarded a contract for an "Underground substation construction project", through a public offering by the Metropolitan Electricity Authority of Thailand.
February 25, 2021
TEPCO Power Grid, Inc.
TOKYO- TEPCO Power Grid, Inc. (Head Office: Tokyo; hereinafter, "TEPCO PG"), in consortium with ATT Consultants Company Limited (Head Office: Bangkok; Managing Director: Montree Budsabathon; hereinafter, "ATT"), announced today the signing of a consultancy agreement with the Metropolitan Electricity Authority (Head Office: Bangkok; Governor: Kirapat Jiamset; hereinafter, "MEA") of Thailand for consultancy services for an underground substation construction project. This will be the first time that TEPCO PG has provided consultancy services for the construction of an underground substation in Thailand.
MEA plans to construct new underground substation to harmonious with the improvement of landscape project as Lumpini Park Annivesary 100 year in 2568 BE. Constructing the underground substation below the park is necessary to ensure safety and preserve the surrounding environment. TEPCO PG's experience of more than 40 years in the design, construction, operation and maintenance of underground substations in Japan and overseas, and its work on the "Preliminary Feasibility Study for Robust and Compact Underground Substation in Bangkok" (supported by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) led to the awarding of this contract.
In the project, TEPCO PG will propose basic underground substation designs that take into account local safety and the surrounding environment, and review equipment specifications and layout drawings for the underground substation. Through the work, TEPCO PG will help MEA realize its plan to construct an underground substation in a public place.
TEPCO PG will continue to utilize the facility planning, design, and grid operation technologies that it has developed through domestic power transmission and distribution business and overseas consulting services, and meet the challenge of expanding its overseas business, including in the area of underground substation construction consulting.