Powergrid to build transmission network in Gujarat & Rajasthan to evacuate renewable energy

Powergrid has won two contracts to set up transmission infrastructure to evacuate power generated from renewable energy projects. It emerged as the successful bidder under tariff-based competitive bidding to establish the transmission system and the letters of intent have also been issued.

Powergrid will set up the transmission system for providing connectivity to renewable energy projects at Bhuj-11 (2,000 MW) in Gujarat on a build, own operate and maintain (BOOM) basis. The transmission system comprises 765/400 kV gas-insulated substation and 765 kV of transmission lines in the state.

The company will also develop transmission systems associated with LTA application from Rajasthan Solar Energy Zone Part – C, on BOOM basis. The transmission system comprises a 765/400 kV substation and 765 kV and 400 kV transmission lines that pass through Rajasthan, Haryana, and Delhi.

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