ABB to provide integrated automation and electrical systems for Emami Cement in Odisha

14 Dec 2017

ABB India has received an order for an automation and electrical system for a 2 MPTA greenfield plant in Odisha by Emami Cement, the flagship company of the Kolkata-based Emami Group. Emami is setting up advanced and energy-efficient cement plants to meet the future demand of cement coming out of steadily rising infrastructure spend in the country. The solution implemented will minimize energy consumption and enhance the overall plant performance helping the plant support infrastructure growth in the region.
ABB will be undertaking complete project implementation including supply, erection, testing and commissioning for the electrical distribution and distributed control system (DCS). The 800xA DCS will help monitor, control and optimize the cement manufacturing process while maximising plant uptime. The electrical distribution system inlcudes 220 kV switchyard with 20/25 MVA 220kV/11kV Transformer, 11 kV Board, Intelligent Motor Control Center, Distribution transformer, medium- and low- voltage capacitors and allied accessories.
“India’s infrastructure and housing is an integral part of our country’s growth and we would like to ensure we contribute to the national cause providing best-in-class quality cement to our consumers, at the same time being environmentally responsible by deploying world-class technology and manufacturing process in our plants,” said Vivek Chawla, CEO, Emami Cement Limited. (EOIC)