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CONNECTING EVERY HOME ON THE PLANET

CASE$STUDY InstallaFon"of" OPGW"cables"for" GETCO’s"220"kV" Transmission" Line

VIEWPOINT LTE"vs"WiMAX:" Will"it"outdo"the" other?

A"showcase"of"Sterlite" Technologies’"efforts"towards" its"vision"‘TO$CONNECT$EVERY$ HOME$ON$THE$PLANET’.

BUSINESS$ UPDATE Sterlite’s"business" performance"in" H1"FY13

TECHNOLOGY Low"Loss" Conductor"Cable"–" An"answer"to"high" T&D"losses"


In this issue

CLIENT"FEATURE

INSTALLATION"OF"OPGW"CABLES" FOR"GETCO’S"220"KV" TRANSMISSION"LINE..........."6

STERLITE&NEWSROOM"".................................................................................."1 Sterlite"successfully"type"tests"towers"for"765"kV"double"&"single"circuit" transmission"line"projects Sterlite"introduces"RIBBONiLITE™"mulFtube"single"sheath"fiber"cables Sterlite"completes"firstiever"ACCC"stringing"in"India STERLITE&SHOWCASE&....................................................................................."2 Technology:"Low"Loss"Conductor"Cable"–"An"answer"to"high"T&D"losses VIEWPOINT&...................................................................................................."8 LTE"vs"WiMAX:"Will"it"outdo"the"other? STERLITE&CONNECT&......................................................................................"10 Sterlite’s"event"calendar"for"2012i13 BUSINESS&UPDATE&......................................................................................."12 Sterlite’s"business"performance"in"H1"FY13 FOR&YOUR&BOOKSHELF"................................................................................"13 ConnecFng"i"Sterlite’s"Annual"Report"2011i12 BEYOND&BUSINESS:&SUSTAINABLE&DEVELOPMENT&INITIATIVES"................"14 Case"study:"Sterlite"strives"to"neutralize"its"carbon"footprint"by"uFlising" natural"gas"instead"of"furnace"oil

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STERLITE NEWS ROOM Sterlite$successfully$type$tests$

in"its"economic"growth."A"fast"

Unique"to"RIBBONiLITE™"is"a"core"

towers$for$765$kV$double$&$single$

growing"economy"warrants"an"even"

which"has"fiber"reinforced"plasFc"

circuit$transmission$line$projects

faster"development"of"

(FRP)"to"provide"tensile"strength"and"

September"26,"2012:"Sterlite"has"

infrastructure.”"says"Pravin"Agarwal,"

anFbuckling"properFes."

successfully"completed"full"scale" type"tesFng"for"its"765"KV"double"

Technologies."

circuit"DharamjaygarhiJabalpur" transmission"line"(JTCL)"project"for"

WholeFme"Director"of"Sterlite"

Sterlite&introduces&RIBBONKLITE™&

all"the"four"types"of"towers.

mul:tube&single&sheath&fiber&cables"

Sterlite"had"earlier"completed"tower"

new"line"of"mulFtube"single"sheath"

tesFng"for"its"765"KV"single"circuit"

August"2012:"Sterlite"has"launched"a" fiber"opFc"cables."

towers"for"it"Bhopal"Dhule"(BDTCL)" Project."All"tested"tower"designs"

Designed"for"aerial,"duct"and"directi

have"been"indigenously"developed" by"Sterlite"Grid"which"holds"

buried"applicaFons,"the"new"864F"

copyrights"for"the"said"designs.

ribbon"DUCTLITE"opFcal"fibre"cable"

SM"(G.652D)"mulFtube"single"jacket" reduces"installaFon"Fme"due"to"

“A"naFon’s"infrastructure"

mass"splicing"of"ribbon"compared"to"

development"is"a"fundamental"facet"

standard"loose"tube"designs."

Further,"corrugated"steel"tape" armour"(opFonal)"is"applied"on"FRP" to"prevent"water"ingress"in"the"core" of"the"cable"and"offers"addiFonal" mechanical"protecFon"for"direct" buried"applicaFons." AddiFonally,"Sterlite"RIBBONiLITE™" meets"or"exceeds"Telecordia"GRi20" performance"specificaFons. To#learn#about#the#latest# developments#at#Sterlite,#please#visit# www.sterlitetechnologies.com/ releases.aspx#

Sterlite$completes$firstSever$ACCC$

ampacity,"low"loss"hybrid"

have"lower"coefficient"of"thermal"

stringing$in$India

conductors."The"composiFon"

expansion"which"leads"to"less"sag"at"

August"2012:"Sterlite"has"completed"

comprises"carbon,"glass"fiber"and"

higher"temperatures."The"

the"installaFon"of"its"proprietary"

trapezoidal"shaped"aluminum,"that"

technology"is"patented"by"CTC"

Aluminum"Conductor"Composite"

are"resistant"to"environmental"

Cable"CorporaFon,"USA"and"is"

Core"(ACCC)"Lisbon"conductor"–"the"

degradaFon."

licensed"to"Sterlite"Technologies."

first"of"its"kind"in"India."Sterlite"

These"conductors"can"reduce"

executed"this"turnkey"project"for"

line"losses"up"to"30i40%"

Torrent"Power"and"the"scope"of"

compared"to"convenFonal"

work"involved"supply"as"well"as"

conductors"of"the"same"

installaFon"of"the"conductor"on"132"

diameter"and"weight."These"

kV"transmission"line"from"Pirana"to"

have"28%"more"aluminium"

Vinzol"in"Gujarat.

which"greatly"increases" capacity,"reduces"losses,"&"

The"ACCC®"conductor’s"hybrid"

hence"cooler"operaFng"

carbon"and"glass"fiber"composite"

temperatures."

core"offers"many"advantages" compared"to"an"allialuminum"or"

These"are"25%"stronger"&"

steelireinforced"convenFonal"

60%"lighter"vs."tradiFonal"

conductor."These"are"high"

steel"core"conductors."These"

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TECHNOLOGY

Low"Loss" Conductor"Cable"–" An"answer"to"high" T&D"losses" In#the#process#of#supplying#electricity#

The"electricity"sector"in"India"had"an"

electricity."Over"one"third"of"India's"

to#consumers,#technical#losses#occur#

installed"capacity"of"205.34"Gigawau"

rural"populaFon"lacked"electricity,"as"

naturally#and#consist#mainly#of#power#

(GW)"as"of"June"2012,"the"world's"

did"6%"of"the"urban"populaFon."Of"

dissipa>on#in#electricity#system#

fivh"largest."CapFve"power"plants"

those"who"did"have"access"to"

components#such#as#transmission#and#

generate"an"addiFonal"31.5"GW."

electricity"in"India,"the"supply"was"

distribu>on#(T&D)#lines,#transformers,# and#measurement#systems.#T&D#

Thermal"power"plants"consFtute"66%"

intermiuent"and"unreliable."In"2010," blackouts"and"power"shedding"

losses#have#I2R#losses#as#a#major#

of"the"installed"capacity,"

interrupted"irrigaFon"and"

component,#and#if#one#can#reduce#the#

hydroelectric"about"19%"and"rest"

manufacturing"across"the"country.

resistance,#the#losses#can#be#reduced.

being"a"combinaFon"of"wind,"small" hydro,"biomass,"wasteitoielectricity,"

The"per"capita"average"annual"

So,#while#resistance#depends#upon#

and"nuclear."India"generated"855"BU"

domesFc"electricity"consumpFon"in"

metal#area#and#its#resis>vity,#there#is#

(855"000"MU"i.e."855"TWh)"electricity"

India"in"2009"was"96"kWh"in"rural"

a#need#to#improve#both#without#

during"2011i12"fiscal.

areas"and"288"kWh"in"urban"areas"for"

changing#the#physical#area#of#the#

those"with"access"to"electricity,"in"

conductor.#This#is#besides#improving# compac>on#%#i.e.#Metal#area/

In"terms"of"fuel,"coalifired"plants" account"for"56%"of"India's"installed"

contrast"to"the"worldwide"per"capita" annual"average"of"2600"kWh"and"

Physical#area.#

electricity"capacity,"compared"to"

6200"kWh"in"the"European"Union."

South"Africa's"92%;"China's"77%;"and" Also,#normal#compacted#conductors#

Australia's"76%."Aver"coal,"renewal"

India's"total"domesFc,"agricultural"

have#a#compac>on#of#87L91%#causing#

hydropower"accounts"for"19%,"

and"industrial"per"capita"energy"

a#limit#on#metal#area#that#can#be#

renewable"energy"for"12%"and"

consumpFon"esFmates"vary"

fiPed#inside#the#physical#area.#These#

natural"gas"for"about"9%.

depending"on"the"source."Two"

issues#have#been#sorted#by#a#unique#

2

sources"place"it"between"400"to"700"

design#using#2#layers#of#trapezoidal#

In"December"2011,"over"300"million"

kWh"in"2008–2009."As"of"January"

wires.#

Indian"ciFzens"had"no"access"to"

2012,"one"report"stated"that"the"per" CONNECTING


capita"total"consumpFon"in"India"to" be"778"kWh.

• Over"2010–11,"India's"industrial" demand"accounted"for"35%"of" electrical"power"requirement,"

DEMAND&TRENDS&

domesFc"household"use"accounted"

As"in"previous"years,"during"the"year"

for"28%,"agriculture"21%,"

2010–11,"the"demand"for"electricity" in"India"far"outstripped"availability,"

commercial"9%,"public"lighFng"and" other"miscellaneous"applicaFons"

both"in"terms"of"base"load"energy"and"

accounted"for"the"rest.

peak"availability."Base"load"

• DomesFc"demand"will"increase" more"rapidly"as"the"quality"of"life" for"more"Indians"improve • About"125,000"villages"are"likely"to" get"connected"to"India's"electricity" grid • Currently"blackouts"and"load" shedding"arFficially"suppresses"

• The"electrical"energy"demand"for" 2016–17"is"expected"to"be"at"least"

demand;"this"demand"will"be"

against"availability"of"788,355"MU,"a"

1392"Tera"Wau"Hours,"with"a"peak"

power"distribuFon"companies

8.5%"deficit."During"peak"loads,"the"

electric"demand"of"218"GW.

requirement"was"861,591"(MU[)"

demand"was"for"122"GW"against" availability"of"110"GW,"a"9.8%" shordall."

• The"electrical"energy"demand"for" 2021–22"is"expected"to"be"at"least"

sought"as"revenue"potenFal"by"

A"demand"of"300GW"will"require" about"400"GW"of"installed"capacity,"

1915"Tera"Wau"Hours,"with"a"peak"

McKinsey"notes."The"extra"capacity"is"

electric"demand"of"298"GW.

necessary"to"account"for"plant" availability,"infrastructure"

In"a"May"2011"report,"India's"Central" Electricity"Authority"anFcipated,"for"

Also,"if"the"current"average"

maintenance,"spinning"reserve"and"

2011–12"year,"a"base"load"energy"

transmission"and"distribuFon"average"

losses.

deficit"and"peaking"shortage"to"be"

losses"is"around"32%"then"India"needs"

10.3%"and"12.9%"respecFvely."The"

to"add"about"135"GW"of"power"

THE&CAUSE&FOR&LOSSES

peaking"shortage"would"prevail"in"all"

generaFon"capacity,"before"2017,"to"

India"currently"suffers"from"a"major"

regions"of"the"country,"varying"from"

saFsfy"the"projected"demand"aver"

shortage"of"electricity"generaFon"

5.9%"in"the"NorthiEastern"region"to"

losses.

capacity,"even"though"it"is"the"world's"

14.5%"in"the"Southern"Region."India"

fourth"largest"energy"consumer"aver"

also"expects"all"regions"to"face"energy" shortage"varying"from"0.3%"in"the"

McKinsey"claims"that"India's"demand" for"electricity"may"cross"300"GW,"

United"States,"China"and"Russia."The" InternaFonal"Energy"Agency"

NorthiEastern"region"to"11.0%"in"the"

earlier"than"most"esFmates."To"

esFmates"India"needs"an"investment"

Western"region."India's"Central"

explain"their"esFmates,"they"point"to"

of"at"least"$135"billion"to"provide"

Electricity"Authority"expects"a"surplus"

four"reasons:

universal"access"of"electricity"to"its"

output"in"some"of"the"states"of"

• India's"manufacturing"sector"is" likely"to"grow"faster"than"in"the"

populaFon.

Northern"India,"those"with" predominantly"hydropower"capacity," but"only"during"the"monsoon"months." In"these"states,"shortage"condiFons" would"prevail"during"winter"season."

past Electricity&sector&capacity&and&availability&in&India&(excludes&effect&of& blackouts&/&powerKshedding)

According"to"this"report,"the"five"

&&Item

Value

Date&reported

states"with"largest"power"demand"

""Total"installed"capacity"(GW)

201.64

April"2012

""Available"base"load"supply"(MU)

8,37,374

May"2011

""Available"peak"load"supply"(GW)

118.7

May"2011

""Demand"base"load"(MU)

9,33,741

May"2011

""Demand"peak"load"(GW)

136.2

May"2011

and"availability,"as"of"May"2011,"were" Maharashtra,"Andhra"Pradesh,"Tamil" Nadu,"Uuar"Pradesh"and"Gujarat. Further,"the"17th"electric"power" survey"of"India"report"claims:"

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The"InternaFonal"Energy"Agency"

actual"consumpFon"also"contribute"

the"net"present"value"(sum"of"costs"

esFmates"India"will"add"between"600"

to"decrease"in"payment"collecFon."A"

over"the"economic"life"of"the"system"

GW"to"1200"GW"of"addiFonal"new"

case"study"in"Kerala"esFmated"that"

discounted"at"a"representaFve"rate"of"

power"generaFon"capacity"before"

replacing"faulty"meters"could"reduce"

return"for"the"business)"of"the"total"

2050."This"added"new"capacity"is"

distribuFon"losses"from"34%"to"29%.

investment"cost"of"the"transmission"

equivalent"to"the"740"GW"of"total" power"generaFon"capacity"of"

In"2010,"electricity"losses"in"India"

and"distribuFon"system"coupled"with" the"total"cost"of"technical"losses."

European"Union"(EUi27)"in"2005."The"

during"transmission"and"distribuFon"

Technical"losses"are"valued"at"

technologies"and"fuel"sources"India"

were"about"24%,"while"losses"

generaFon"costs.""Technical"losses"

adopts,"as"it"adds"this"electricity"

because"of"consumer"thev"or"billing"

represent"an"economic"loss"for"the"

generaFon"capacity,"may"make"

deficiencies"added"another"10–15%.

country,"and"its"opFmizaFon"should"

significant"impact"to"global"resource" usage"and"environmental"issues."

be"performed"from"a"country’s" Power"cuts"are"common"throughout"

perspecFve,"regardless"of"the"

India"and"the"consequent"failure"to"

insFtuFonal"organizaFon"of"the"

India's"network"losses"exceeded"32%"

saFsfy"the"demand"for"electricity"has"

sector"and"ownership"of"operaFng"

in"2010"including"nonitechnical" losses,"compared"to"world"average"of"

adversely"effected"India's"economic" growth.

electricity"uFliFes.

less"than"15%."Both"technical"and"

LOSSES&K&RESISTIVE

nonitechnical"factors"contribute"to"

SUSTAINABLE&OPTIMAL&REDUCTION&

Transmi{ng"electricity"at"high"

these"losses,"but"quanFfying"their"

OF&TECHNICAL&LOSSES&

voltage"reduces"the"fracFon"of"

proporFons"is"difficult."Some"experts"

OpFmizaFon"of"technical"losses"in"

energy"lost"to"resistance,"which"

esFmate"that"technical"losses"are"

electricity"transmission"and"

averages"around"7%."

about"15%"to"20%,"a"high"proporFon"

distribuFon"grids"is"an"engineering"

of"nonitechnical"losses"are"caused"by"

issue,"involving"classic"tools"of"power"

For"a"given"amount"of"power,"a"

illegal"tapping"of"lines,"but"faulty"

systems"planning"and"modeling."The"

higher"voltage"reduces"the"current"

electric"meters"that"underesFmate"

driving"criterion"is"minimizaFon"of"

and"thus"the"resisFve"losses"in"the" conductor."For" example,"raising"the" voltage"by"a"factor"of" 10"reduces"the"current" by"a"corresponding" factor"of"10"and" therefore"the"I2R"losses" by"a"factor"of"100," provided"the"same" sized"conductors"are" used"in"both"cases." Even"if"the"conductor" size"(crossisecFonal" area)"is"reduced"10ifold" to"match"the"lower" current"the"I2R"losses"

Figure:&Graphic&showing&the&extent&of&the&power&blackout&in&India&on&July&31,&2012.& Source:&The&Telegraph,&UK 4

are"sFll"reduced"10i fold."Long"distance"

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transmission"is"typically"done"with"

can"be"put"in"the"same"physical"area."

overhead"lines"at"voltages"of"115"to"

If"trapezoidal"wires"are"used"in"place"

1,200"kV.

of"circular"wires,"this"compacFon"can" be"increased"to"97"%"increasing"the"

STERLITE’S&SOLUTION

metal"area"and"thus"effecFvely"

Sterlite"ULTRAEFF"low"loss"MV"Power" Cables"consist"of"conductor"made"

reducing"the"resistance"and"hence" the"losses.

from"very"compactly"packed" trapezoidal"crossisecFon"aluminium"

Sterlite"with"its"background"in"

strands"which"are"prepared"from"

metallurgy"and"conductor"making"

specially"treated"aluminium"having"

adapted"this"concept"for"overhead"

improved"conducFvity,"high"

conductors"as"well"as"underground"

performance"XLPE"insulated,"

cables."With"enhanced"conducFvity"

armoured"and"unarmoured"power"

and"higher"compacFon,"300"sq.mm"

cables"as"per"ISi7098iPII"and"

conductor"with"trapezoidal"wires"was"

equivalent"standards.

produced"to"have"a"conductor" resistance"of"87%"value"of"that"

METHODS&TO&REDUCE&RESISTANCE

specified"by"IS"8130.

As"resistance"of"a"conductor"is" dependent"on"resisFvity,"length"and" area,"we"can"improve"the"resistance"

"RESULT •

Lower"I2R"losses"for"the"

by"following:

transmission"/distribuFon"network"

1. Improving"the"conducFvity"of"

for"the"same"transmiued"current.

treatment."The"metal"is"heat"

• Higher"current"raFng"for"conductor" temperature"of"900C.

treated"for"a"preset"amount"of" Fme"at"a"preset"temperature"

• Higher"short"circuit"raFng"because" of"higher"metal"area"in"the"

aluminium"by"annealing"and"heat"

improving"the"conducFvity"to"

conductor.

62.5"%. 2. Pu{ng"more"metal"area"in"the"

CONCLUSION

same"physical"area"by"improving"

With"the"extensive"use"of"electricity,"

the"compacFon"of"the"conductor.

and"the"wide"geographical" distribuFon"of"users,"an"effecFve"

A"stranded"circular"compacted"

transmission"and"distribuFon"system"

conductor"is"made"of"wires,"stranded"

is"essenFal."

and"compacted"to"a"form"of" conductor."Two"methods"of"

The"history"of"electricity"transmission"

conductor"making"are"prevalent:"die"

can"be"dated"back"to"1883,"when"

compacFon"with"a"maximum"possible"

Thomas"Edison"first"introduced"an"

compacFon"of"90i91"%,"Roller"

economically"viable"model"for"

compacFon"for"sizes"of"240"sq.mm"

generaFng"and"distribuFng"electric"

and"above"with"a"max"possible"

power."

compacFon"of""92i93%." Edison's"greatest"achievement"was" This"leads"to"presence"of"air"gaps"and"

perhaps"not"the"invenFon"of"the"light"

limits"the"amount"of"metal"area"that"

bulb"or"any"other"single"applicaFon,"

OCTOBER 2012

but"the"universally"applicable" electricity"transmission"system"which" has"lit"up"the"whole"world. Modern"electrical"transmission"and" distribuFon"systems"are"the"result"of" conscienFous"efforts"and"design"skills" of"engineers"to"ensure"high"energy" efficiency"and"safety."Thus,"high" energy"efficiency"means"the"loss"of" power"through"transmission"is" minimized." REFERENCES • Electricity"sector"in"India"i" Wikipedia,"the"free"encyclopedia • Transmission"and"DistribuFon" Losses"(Power)"by"M.S"Bhalla • Electric"Power"Transmission"i" Wikipedia,"the"free"encyclopedia • Sterlite"Technical"workings

The#author,#Pranav#Vasani#is#the# Head#QA,#based#at#Sterlite’s#Power# Cables#facility#at#Haridwar.

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CLIENT FEATURE

Case"study:"

InstallaFon"of"OPGW" cables"for"GETCO’s"220"kV" Transmission"Line Sterlite"undertook"the"challenge"of"

Parameters&Considered&for&Design&

Design&considera:ons

supplying"and"installing"of"OpFcal"

• Fault"current"raFng:"6.32"kA"for"1" Sec.

• Fibers"should"always"be"housed"in" hermeFcally"sealed"stainless"steel"

Ground"Wires"(OPGW)"on"GETCO’s" old"220kV"transmission"line. Cri:cal&a`ributes&and&challenges& The"most"criFcal"auribute"of"this" project"was"that"the"OPGW"was"to"be" strung"on"30"Year"old"towers"which" were"built"in"accordance"to"the"old" BIS"standard."

• Temperature"gradient:""High" Ambient"Temp"50°C"and"up"to" 200°C • Weight"of"the"cable:"Less"than" 350kg • Isokeraunic"Levels:"50"(Average" lightning"strike"rates)

tubes"filled"with"hydrogen" scavenging"type"of"thixotropic"jelly. • PlasFc/Polymer"components"for" the"opFcal"units"are"clearly" avoidable"in"Indian"geographic" condiFons"considering"high" ambient"temperatures"and" temperature"gradients"during"fault" currents"/"lightning"strikes.

This"placed"emphasis"on"the"OPGW" to"be"of"a"very"light"and"at"the"same" Fme"this"was"to"be"installed"in"one"of" India’s"houest"regions,"which"meant" the"conducFvity"of"the"OPGW"should" be"high"enough"to"evacuate"the"fault" even"when"the"conductor"was"at"a" temperature"of"50°C"and"sFll"not"to" exceed"200°C"even"in"the"worst"case" scenario. 6

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• High"wind"zones"around"60%"of" Gujarat’s"demography"mandates"

CondiFon

Tension"(Kg)

VerFcal"Sag" (Mtr.)

Complying"condiFons"as"per" GETCO

• Old"towers"as"per"IS:802"–"1977" forces"us"to"use"an"extremely"low"

0°C"&"No"Wind

993

5.318

"Max."Allowable"Sag"is"5.522"m"as" per"sag"of"ACSR"ZEBRA

weight"cable"so"that"the"towers" withstand"the"forces.

0°C"&"2/3"Full" Wind

1217

i

"Max."Tension"exerted"by"Ground" Wire"was"1315"kg

32°C"&"Full" Wind

1231

i

"Tension"of"Ground"wire"at"the" same"condiFons"is"1285"kg

"53°C"&"No" Wind

720

7.337

"Max."Allowable"Sag"is"7.342"m"

use"of"higher"UTS"designs.

Advantages&of&Design&offered&to& GETCO • High"Strain"Margin • Low"Diameter • Designed"to"work"in"high"Ambient" temperatures"(50°C) • Very"Low"weight"(<"350"kg"/"km) • One"full"layer"of"Aluminium"Alloy" on"the"outer"to"handle"current" surges"/"faults. Compliance&with&Sag&&&Tension& Requirements&of&GETCO& The"key"consideraFons"included: • 220"kV"Transmission"Line • Span"Length:"350m • Wind"Loading:"45"Kg/m2

OCTOBER 2012

Sterlite’s&OPGW&solu:on

environment,"safety"and"addiFonally"

Sterlite’s"exisFng"strengths"in"fiber"

our"OPGW"products"have"been"

opFc"cables"and"power"conductors"

approved"by"SABS"(South"Africa)"and"

engineering,"complemented"with"its"

have"been"type"tested"at"CPRI"&"

domain"knowledge"in"integraFng"the"

DRDO"in"Bangalore.

total"soluFon,"is"in"line"with" expectaFons"from"our"customers"to"

Conclusion

provide"a"data"transfer"soluFon"in"

Through"Sterlite’s"OPGW"soluFon"

addiFon"to"a"power"transmission"

offering,"it"has"operaFonalised"an"

soluFon."

extremely"versaFle"setup,"considering" all"the"design"opFons"mapped"to"geoi

The"company’s"conductor,"fiber"&"

technical"condiFons"applicable"

cable"products"and"systems"have"

globally.

been"approved"for"quality,"

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VIEWPOINT

`

LTE$vs$WiMax:$ Will$it$outdo$the$other? The#future#of#the#mobile#broadband#

between"a"PDA"and"a"cell"phone"will"

14.4"Mbps,"and"has"a"circuit"

market#is#shaping#up#right#before#our#

further"be"blurred,"as"applicaFons"on"

opFmized"for"voice"and"video"traffic."

eyes,#with#both#the#Long#Term#

cell"phones"will"get"even"more"

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Evolu>on#(LTE)#and#Worldwide#

complicated."Voice"quality"will"be"

compeFFon"with"WiMax,"and"has"

Interoperability#for#Microwave#Access#

much"more"improved,"and"less"erraFc"

taken"a"strong"hold"on"

(WiMAX)#technologies#promising#to# deliver#the#internet#to#your#mobile#

with"signal"strength.

communicaFon"technologies"in" Europe."France"and"Finland"especially"

phone#at#speeds#that#might#give#your#

The&ba`le&of&wireless&technologies&

have"made"strong"investments"in"this"

home#broadband#connec>on#a#case#of#

Today,"WiMax"is"compeFng"with"

technology,"and"have"blocked"

“bandwidth#envy.

many"other"wireless"technologies"for"

frequency"allocaFon"requests"made"

the"Fghtest"grip"on"the"next"

by"WiMax."

4G"seems"to"be"the"logical"successor"

generaFon"of"wireless"networks."All"

to"3G."While"the"third"generaFon"of"

of"the"technologies"deal"with"the"

UMTS"is"more"mobile"than"WiMAX,"

cell"phones"sought"to"fi"x"the"

same"inverse"relaFonship"between"

but"sacrifices"speed"to"do"so."LTE"is"a"

problems"of"2G"such"as"weaker"

mobility"and"speed."The"greater"the"

form"of"broadband"opFmised"for"

signals"in"less"populated"areas"as"well" as"patchy"networks"in"urban"areas,"

mobility,"the"less"the"speed,"and"vice" versa."On"this"scale,"WiMax"is"at"what"

wide"area"mobile"voice" communicaFons."Like"WiMAX,"LTE"

the"4G"technology"is"all"set"to"mark"

would"be"considered"an"equilibrium.

uses"diff"erent"technology"than"

disFnctly"improved"transmission"rate"

8

previous"cell"phone"systems,"and"

that"will"allow"for"cell"phones"to"

UMTS"is"a"technology"that"provides"a"

therefore"cannot"share"current"

become"much"more"detailed."The"line"

downilink"with"data"transmission"of"

cellular"spectrums."The"MIMO" CONNECTING


process"is"also"deployed"to"increase"

expected"to"unlock"new"revenue"

leapfrogging"ahead"of"European"

speed"and"data"capacity.

streams"and"provide"beuer"

countries.

compeFFve"posiFoning"by"allowing" Decoding&LTE&and&WiKMax

mobile"network"operators"to"offer"

LTE"is"the"technology"around"which"

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broadband"services"and"a"beuer"

the"broadband"wireless"and"mobile"

move"data"rather"than"voice."Both" are"IP"networks"based"on"OFDM"

quality"of"service"in"a"way"that"greatly" improves"the"efficient"use"of"network"

networks"will"evolve"in"the"next"4i5" years."It"is"mostly"in"LTE"that"the"

(Orthogonal"Frequency"Division"

resources.

current"R&D"is"focused"on"i"from"

MulFplexing)"technology."

developing"products"on"LTE" This"means,"LTE"can"ferry"data"to"you"

technology"to"enhancing"the"

WiMAX,"promotes"the"conformance"

at"download"speeds"of"100"Mbps"and"

technology"itself."India"has"a"vast"

and"interoperability"of"the"IEEE"

support"upload"speeds"of"50"Mbps."

base"of"telecom"professionals"who"

802.16"standard,"depending"on"the"

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have"been"working"on"2G"and"3G"and"

spectrum"alloued"for"WiMAX"

two"5iminute"MP3"fi"les"every"

are"now"moving"onto"4G"areas.

deployments"and"how"the"network"is"

second."Think"about"that.

configured."This"can"mean"a"WiMAX" network"is"cheaper"to"build"and"offers"

Sure,"it"would"only"take"WiMAX"

Evolu:on&of&LTE&technologies LTE"is"the"fastest"mounFng"next"

peak"wireless"data"speeds"of"up"to"60"

about"seven"minutes"to"download"a"

generaFon"mobile"technology"and"

Mbps"on"the"downstream"and"25"

single"5iminute"MP3"fi"le,"which"is"

the"industry"is"heavily"commiued"to"

Mbps"for"sending"data"upstream.

sFll"fast,"but"it’s"nowhere"near"the"

commercially"launch"this"technology."

theoreFcal"scale"of"LTE. On"the"other"hand,"LTE"includes"

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substanFal"changes"to"both"sides"of"

The"Indian"scenario"LTE"is"shaping"the"

subscribers"are"expected"to"reach"380"

the"mobile"network"–"both"the"radio"

future"of"next"generaFon"technology"

access"network"and"the"core"

in"India,"and"as"per"the"industry"

million"in"more"than"80"plus"networks" RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT by"2015"worldwide.

network."But"while"it"will"require" significant"capital"investment,"LTE"is"

report"India"is"the"first"country"to" launch"LTE"commercially"in"2012"and"

OCTOBER 2012

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STERLITE$CONNECT

LTE"evoluFon"in"India"will"deliver"

WiMAX"promises"to"bring"40"Mbps"

users"the"maximum"benefits"of"faster"

transfers"up"to"a"radius"of"three"to"

STERLITE’S&EVENT&CALENDAR& IN&2012&&&2013

data"speeds"and"new"services"by"

ten"kilometers."Mobile"WiMAX"plans"

creaFng"a"new"radio"access"

to"achieve"15"Mbps"of"up"to"three"

technology"that"is"opFmised"for"IP"

kilometers"(Gartner"Research)."

DEFCOM$2012

based"traffic"and"offer"network" operators"a"simple"upgrade"path"

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New"Delhi,"India

from"3G"networks.

WiMAX"broadband"wireless"has"been"

November"8i9,"2012

radio"interference."This"interference" LTE"will"compress"more"bits"of"data"

between"cellisites"is"known"as"cellitoi

OSP$EXPO$2012

into"the"same"amount"of"spectrum"as"

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Denver,"Colorado,"USA

3G"and"HSPA"networks,"translaFng"

since"the"early"developments"of"this"

November"14i15,"2012

into"increased"data"speeds"and"

technology."Cellisites"need"to"be"

increased"capacity."LTE"will"be"used"

“tuned”,"which"is"Fme"consuming"

for"mobile,"fi"xed"and"portable"

and"can"cost"from"one"to"three"

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thousand"dollars"per"tuning.

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capacity,"reducing"network"

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complexity"&"thus"lowering"

being"adopted"by"the"telecom"

deployment"and"operaFonal"costs."It"

operators."In"the"U.S,"recently"Sprint"

will"enable"operators"to"meet"the"

announced"that"they"would"not"

London,"United"Kingdom

growing"demand"for"mobile"data"

produce"WiMAX"handsets"beyond"the"

February"19i21,"2013

soluFons,"making"it"possible"for"richer"

end"of"2012."

ALGERIA$WATER$&$ELECTRICITY$ EXPO$2012 Algiers,"Algeria November"19i21,"2012 FTTH$COUNCIL$EUROPE$ CONFERENCE$2013

services"to"be"delivered"to"consumers" more"cost"effecFvely.

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by"LTE"networks"will"come"at"a"much"

symmetrical"broadband"rates,"low"

lower"cost"than"say"a"WiMax"

latency"levels"and"supports"advanced"

network,"as"the"home"LTE"device"has"

quality"of"service"(QoS)"mechanisms"

built"in"WiiFi,"and"a"computer"can"

for"applicaFons,"such"as"VoIP,"video"

plug"directly"into"it"via"an"Ethernet"

streaming"and"video"conferencing.

connecFon."

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IntegraFng"with"old"technologies" such"as"WiiFi,"and"using"upgraded"

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technology,"a"faster,"more"secure,"

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broadband"internet"technologies"

used"in"Australia,"Austria,"Brazil,"

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BUSINESS UPDATE

Sterlite Sterlite"Technologies Posts posts" H1 Sales of Rs.1708 Crores sales"of"" US$322"Mn in"H1FY13

NEWS RELEASE Financial&highlights&

FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION

• HalfiYearly"Net"Revenues"of"Rs." 1708"Crores"(US$"322"Million),"up" Pune, India – October 26, 2012: Sterlite Technologies Limited [BSE: 36%"year"over"year. 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a leading • Consistent"volume"growth"year"on" global provider of transmission year"in"all"core"businesses. solutions for the telecom and power The"Q2"EBITDA"for"the"company" today announced financial •industries, results for the second quarter of 2012. was"Rs."54"crores,"aver"accounFng"

for"a"provision"of"Rs"26"Crores"in"

Financial highlights: • the"power"segment"towards" Half-Yearly Net Revenues of Rs. 1708 Crores (US$ 322 Million), up receivables"from"a"debtor"on" 36% year over year. •

account"of"a"dispute.

Consistent volume growth year on year in all core businesses

• The Q2 EBITDA for the company Business&Highlights

was Rs. 54 crores, after • The"Company"won"the"Voice"&" accounting for a provision of Rs 26 Data""Top"Telecom"Cable"Company" Crores in the power segment towards receivables from a debtor 2011i12""award"for"being"India's" on account of a dispute.

biggest"player"in"FY"2011i12"for"

Business Highlights: ninth"year"in"a"row." • The Company won the Voice & • The"Company"received"orders" D a t a " To p Te l e c o m C a b l e worth"Rs"720"Crores"(US$"136" Company 2011-12" award for being India's biggest player in FY Milllion."More"than"half"of"the" 2011-12 for ninth year in a row. • orders"are"from"internaFonal" The company received orders worth Rs 720 Crores (US$ 136 market. Milllion. More than half of the • The"Company"added"many"new" orders are from international market. customers"primarily"in"the"Middle"

East"region"and"also"received" orders"which"are"a"part"of"

Standalone financials

customers primarily in the Middle East region and also received orders which are a part of • Sterlite"commenced"work"on" Argentina’s National Broadband country’s"first"ever"ACCC"stringing" Plan. • line"as"part"of"reiconductoring"of" Sterlite commenced work on country’s first ever ACCC stringing 132"KV"transmission"line"in"Gujarat. line as part of re-conductoring of 132 KV transmission line in “Sterlite"is"well"posiFoned"to"help"our" Gujarat.

Plan.

customers"formulate"valueienhancing" “Sterlite is well positioned to help our customers formulate value-enhancing soluFons"and"we"believe"the"current" solutions and we believe the current economic"climate"will"conFnue"to" economic climate will continue to create significant medium and longcreate"significant"medium"and"longi" term growth opportunities for the term"growth"opportuniFes"for"the" company,” says Mr Pravin Agarwal, company,”"says"Mr"Pravin"Agarwal," W h o l e - t i m e D i r e c t o r, S t e r l i t e Technologies Limited. WholeiFme"Director.

6-months ended Sep 30

Year ended March31

Sep 12

June 12

Sep 11

2012

2011

2012

Net Revenues (Rs Crore)

842

866

707

1708

1255

2727

Net Revenues (US$ Mn)

159

163

133

322

237

515

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54

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54

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1

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0.11

0.46

0.32

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0.45

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Diluted EPS (Rs.)

12

Quarter ended

• ArgenFna’s"NaFonal"Broadband" The company added many new

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lies"the"fundamental"need"for"

Excellence"as"a"concept"is"not"only"

connecFvity."It"is"highly"exciFng"

limited"to"business"processes"but"

Fmes"that"we"live"in"today,"where"

also"extends"to"our"longistanding"

connecFvity"is"encouraging"

commitment"to"sustainable"

collaboraFon"and"inclusiveness"like"

development."ConducFng"business"

never"before."There"exists"great" opportuniFes"for"a"company"that"is"

in"a"responsible"manner"is an"ethos"that"all"our"businesses"and"

at"the"forefront"of"providing"

employees"are"commiued"to"stand"

transmission"soluFons"to"address"

up"to."We"conFnue"to"endeavour"to"

the"connecFvity"needs"of"the"power" build"products"that"are"more" and"telecom"sectors;"and"the"story" efficient"and"would"help"reduce"the" only"gets"bigger"and"beuer."

global"carbon"footprint."We"also" remain"commiued"to"the"

In"today’s"dynamic"business" environment,"change"is"the"only" constant."The"year"gone"by"has"seen" much"volaFlity"and"uncertainty"in"

The"vision"of"our"company"is"to"

community"around"us"and"

‘Connect"every"home"on"the"planet’," constantly"endeavour"to"increase" which"forms"the"basic"tenet"for"all" our"level"of"engagement"with"them. our"business"offerings."We"

global"markets"–"be"it"the"Euro"zone"

endeavour"to"conFnue"to"be,"a"

As"infrastructure"has"become"the"

debt"crisis"or"the"natural"disaster"in" Japan"–"the"repercussions"were"not"

global"provider"of"choice"for"all"our"

new"hallmark"against"which"

customers"to"help"them"build"

countries"measure"their"standards"

limited"to"geographical"boundaries." In"today’s"virtually"connected"world," unlike"in"the"distant"past,"no" country,"economy"or"person"is" insulated"from"the"situaFons"or" happenings"in"even"the"remotest" parts"of"the"globe." Gone"are"the"days"when"it"took" days,"even"months"for"news"to" travel"from"one"part"of"the"world"to" another."Today,"we"are"in"an"era" where"informaFon"travels"at"the" speed"of"light"and"its"impact"and" influence"are"felt"all"over"almost" instantaneously. The"phenomenon"will"last"forever," the"world"will"conFnue"to"shrink" and"at"the"fulcrum"of"this"change" OCTOBER 2012

infrastructure"highways"for"data"and" of"development,"the"mediumi"and" energy"transmission. longiterm"demands"in"both"the" telecommunicaFon"and"power" Over"the"last"24"years,"we"have"

sectors"will"conFnue"to"be"strong.

grown"from"being"a"small"localised" player"to"becoming"a"globally" recognised"brand,"with"physical"

Today,"we"conFnue"to"live"in"a" world"which"is"virtually"ge{ng"

presence"in"over"10"countries"and"a" larger"and"bigger,"while"at"the" client"footprint"across"75"countries." physical"level,"it"conFnues to"shrink;"Sterlite’s"robust"business" Today,"we"are"one"of"the"few"global" model"conFnues"to"backed"by"an" companies"who"offer"a"unique"mix" insaFable"desire"for"growth. of"data"and"energy"products"and" soluFons."Alongside"this"journey" into"new"markets,"we"have"

An#extract#from#Sterlite’#Annual#

embarked"on"a"new"journey:"the" Report#2011L12.#To#read#the#full# journey"of"excellence."As"a"company" report,#please#visit# we"have"all"agreed"to"have"only"one" www.sterlitetechnologies.com/ core"value"–"which"is"to"deliver"

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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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Case"study:"Sterlite"strives"to"neutralize"its"carbon" footprint"by"uFlising"natural"gas"instead"of"furnace"oil Introduc:on Climate"Change"regulaFons"are"now"a" certainty."It"is"a"foregone"conclusion" now"that"they"are"going"to"impact"the" businesses"significantly"and"put" insFtuFons"at"unforeseen"risks."It"is" imperaFve"for"insFtuFons"to"start" developing"a"strategy"for"managing" those"risks."An"ideal"starFng"point" would"be"to"calculate"the"total" greenhouse"gas"emissions"from"the" insFtuFon’s"operaFons,"commonly" called"as"Carbon"footprint. Even"as"the"debate"conFnues,"Sterlite" Technologies"Limited"(STL)"is"moving" ahead"full"steam"on"its"plans"to"not" only"reduce"carbon"footprint"but"also" emerge"as"a"Carbon"Neutral" enterprise"in"days"to"come. Since"the"past"two"decades,"Sterlite" has"developed"its"technical"experFse"

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in"the"manufacture"of"bare"overhead" power"conductors"and"proven"its" capabiliFes"in"developing"soluFons" that"have"been"tested"and"cerFfied" by"leading"independent"laboratories" across"the"globe."The"company"has" three"fully"equipped"plants"to" manufacture"transmission"&" distribuFon"line"conductors. In"one"of"its"power"conductor" manufacturing"faciliFes"in"Rakholi"(in" the"Union"Territory"of"Dadra"and" Nagar"Haveli)."Sterlite"has"recently" switched"from"furnace"oil"to"gas."This" new"project"i"a"first"of"its"kind"in"India " i"will"use"natural"gas"as"fuel"directly"in" the"melFng"furnace"and"incinerate" the"same"to"produce"aluminium"rods" from"aluminium"ingots."This"iniFaFve" will"not"only"generate"auracFve" savings"in"energy"costs"but"also" increases"energy"efficiency.

Scale&of&energy&saving&and&fuel& change This"iniFaFve"was"put"in"place"in"view" of"the"rising"fuel"costs"and"the"recent" fuel"crisis."Set"up"with"an"investment" of"close"to"Rs"100"lakhs,"this"project" involved"modificaFon"of"the"exisFng" boiler"to"install"the"“gassifier”"unit" and"piping;"and"has"already"reduced" our"furnace"oil"consumpFon"for" steam"generaFon"by"50%."Given" Sterlite’s"concern"towards"the" environment,"it"has"also"invested"in" elaborate"scrubbing"and"parFcle" separaFon"technology"to"ensure"that" exhaust"from"the"boilers"does"not" carry"any"unburnt"parFculate"mauer. There"are"mulFifold"benefits"that" have"accrued"to"Sterlite"as"a"result"of" this"iniFaFve,"some"of"which"include: Reduc:on&in&air&pollu:on:"Natural" gas"is"the"cleanest"of"all"the"fossil" CONNECTING


fuels."Composed"primarily"of" methane,"the"main"products"of"the" combusFon"of"natural"gas"are"carbon" dioxide"and"water"vapor,"the"same" compounds"we"exhale"when"we" breathe."Coal"and"oil"are"composed" of"much"more"complex"molecules," with"a"higher"carbon"raFo"and"higher" nitrogen"and"sulfur"contents."This" means"that"when"combusted,"coal" and"oil"release"higher"levels"of" harmful"emissions,"including"a"higher" raFo"of"carbon"emissions,"nitrogen" oxides"(NOx),"and"sulfur"dioxide" (SO2)." Coal"and"fuel"oil"also"release"ash" parFcles"into"the"environment," substances"that"do"not"burn"but" instead"are"carried"into"the" atmosphere"and"contribute"to" polluFon."

The"combusFon"of"natural"gas,"on"the" other"hand,"releases"very"small" amounts"of"sulfur"dioxide"and" nitrogen"oxides,"virtually"no"ash"or" parFculate"mauer,"and"lower"levels" of"carbon"dioxide,"carbon"monoxide," and"other"reacFve"hydrocarbons. Decrease&in&risks&resul:ng&from& storage:"Safety"is"improved"as"natural" gas"is"available"via"a"pipeline"on" demand"and"there"is"no"need"to"store" the"same. Ease&of&opera:on&and&be`er& housekeeping:&Switching"to"natural" gas"eliminates"the"need"for"an" underground"storage"tank"i" eliminaFng"the"threat"of"oil"spills,"soil" contaminaFon"and"costly" environmental"cleaniup."Or"if"the"oil" tank"is"above"ground,"switching"to"

natural"gas"eliminates"worry"about" spills"or"corrosion"of"the"tank. No&adultera:on&of&fuel&in&case&of& Natural&Gas. No"road"transportaFon"required:" Natural"Gas"is"delivered"through" pipes"directly"to"the"plant;"which" means"there"is"no"road" transportaFon;"this"means"the"cost" and"polluFon"assocaiated"with"the" same"is"reduced. In&conclusion,&the&switch&from& furnace&oil&to&gas&has&helped&Sterlite& apply&green&manufacturing& principles&which&has&led&to&reduc:on& in&energy&consump:on.

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CONNECTING - Issue 2, Vol 1, October 2012  

A showcase of Sterlite Technologies’ efforts towards its vision ‘TO CONNECT EVERY HOME ON THE PLANET’

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