Bjimthangkha, Wangdue Phodrang: Signing of the Contract Agreement for the Computerized Control System and Protection System of Punatsangchhu-I Hydroelectric Project Authority
The contract agreement for design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, testing, and commissioning of the complete Computerized Control System and Protection System of 1200 MW Punatsangchhu-I Hydroelectric Project Authority (PHPA-I) was signed between Bhutan Automation & Engineering Limited (BHUTAN AUTOMATION), a subsidiary company of Druk Green Power Corporation, and PHPA-I on 30 May 2021.
The contract was awarded to BHUTAN AUTOMATION by PHPA-I at value of around Nu. 398 million.
After the completion of the project, the control of the entire power plant comprised of various functional areas such as the powerhouse, dam, butterfly valves, etc. can be controlled remotely from within the comforts of a modern control room.
With a modern manufacturing facility in Chukha, BHUTAN AUTOMATION is also executing the contact package for the Computerized Control System and Protection System of Punatsangchhu-II Hydroelectric Project Authority (PHPA-II), which was awarded to BHUTAN AUTOMATION by PHPA-II in December 2018. Further, BHUTAN AUTOMATION successfully completed the implementation of state-of-the-art SCADA and Control systems at 60 MW Kurichu Hydropower Plant in 2020.