About DAS

Bengaluru Distribution Up-gradation Project

Distribution Automation System – DAS

Preamble

The DAS project in BESCOM is to automate the 11kV Distribution network for remote monitoring, control and operation of the 11kV network in the Bangalore City. The implementation of Distribution Automation in the Bangalore City will enhance reliability and quality of power supply. The revenue realization will improve due to the reduction in down time for fault location and quick restoration achieved through the Distribution Automation system comprising of SCADA and Advance DMS application software.

The Distribution Automation Scheme (DAS) is in closure stage. The project is an external aided project and approved by MoP, GoI. JICA, the funding agency approved the project in November-2006. The total cost of the project is Rs 563.7 Crs. The project was funded (soft loan) by JICA (JBIC) and Bescom. JICA’s contribution is Rs 417.1 Crs and from BESCOM side about Rs 146.6 Crs. The Project involves Consultancy and Construction activities. M/s KEMA, USA and M/s CPRI, B’lore were appointed as Project Management Consultants (PMC) through Global Tendering process.

Objectives

  • To automate Distribution network for remote monitoring, supervisory control and operation of the 11kV network in Bangalore City.
  • Providing assured quality and reliability of power supply.
  • To improve quality of service management and customers satisfaction.
  • To avoid loss of time for fault location and restoration due to manual operation.
  • To integrate all IT related activities.
  • To improve Network Control management.
  • Optimum power factor, reduction in losses.

Benefits of DAS

  • Visibility of network parameters in field for better control on distribution network by SCADA and advance DMS applications in the system
  • Increased energy sales and revenue due to reduction in downtime for restoration of power supply &ensuring reliable power.
  • Improved quality of service management and customer satisfaction.
  • Better network Management and control over Capex expenditure.
  • Improved efficiency in distribution network operation results in lower costs.

 Details of Construction of Packages:

Sl No.

Pkg

Awarded Lot

Brief Details of Package contract

Contractor Name

1

PMC

PMC

Consultancy services for design, tendering, implementation and capacity building

M/s KEMA, USA & M/s CPRI, B’lore

2

I

Package-I

Establishing 2nos of DAS Master stations, Control Centre Facilities with all IT equipments and Communications System.

M/s EFACEC Engenharia-e-Systemas, Portugal

3

Package-IA

Construction of BICC-1 Control Centre building at HSR Layout

M/s Amrutha Constructions Pvt Ltd, B’lore & M/s Mithuna Construction Pvt. Ltd, B’lore

4

Package-IB

Construction of BICC-2 Control Centre building at Rajajinagar

M/s Hombale Construction & estates Pvt ltd, B’lore

5

II

Package-IIA

Supply, Installation, commissioning and Integration of Remote terminal units for interfacing with control centre and DAS RMU

M/s ABB, ltd., B’lore

6

Package-IIB

M/s CGL,Gurgaon

7

Package-IIC

M/s EFACEC Enganharia-e-Systemas, Portugal

8

III

Package-IIIA

Supply, Installation, commissioning and Integration of LRS/LBS with control centre

M/s P&C Technologies, S. Korea

9

Package-IIIB

M/s ENTEC Electric Co. Ltd, S. Korea

10

IV

Package-IVA

Supply, Installation, commissioning and Integration of DAS RMU with control center

M/s Schneider Electric Pvt ltd, B’lore

11

Package-IVB

M/s CGL, Nasik

12

Package-IVC

M/s Siemens ltd, Chennai

13

V

Package-VA

M/s Eswari Electric Pvt Ltd, Chennai

14

Package-VB

M/s Schneider Infrastructure ltd, Vadodara

15

VI

Package-VI

Construction of Overhead lines (HT AB Cable, coyote conductor, spun poles and other accessories) for enhancing OH lines infrastructure in DAS project

M/s L&T Ltd, Chennai

16

VII

Package-VII

Construction of Underground cables for enhancing UG Distribution lines infrastructure in DAS project

M/s L&T Ltd, Chennai

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