PGCIL commissions transmission project for evacuation of RE from TN wind energy zone

PGCIL has announced the commissioning of a transmission project for evacuation of Renewable Energy (RE) from a wind energy zone in Tamil Nadu
PGCIL commissions transmission project for evacuation of RE from TN wind energy zone
PGCIL commissions transmission project for evacuation of RE from TN wind energy zonePSU Watch

New Delhi: State-run Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) has announced the commissioning of a transmission project for evacuation of Renewable Energy (RE) from a wind energy zone in Tamil Nadu. In a regulatory filing to the stock exchanges on Tuesday, PGCIL said, “… it is to inform that project under “Evacuation of RE in Tirunelveli and Tuticorin wind energy zone (Tamil Nadu) 500 MW” has been commissioned with effect from 24th December, 2023 for which Notification for Commercial Operation (DOCO) has been received on 26th December, 2023.”

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In separate regulatory filings, PGCIL also informed the bourses that it has secured three orders to set up transmission systems for evacuation, integration of RE projects from PFC Consulting Limited. “… it is informed that Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, pursuant to its selection as the successful bidder under Tariff based competitive bidding, has acquired Vataman Transmission Limited (VTL), the Project SPV on 26.12.2023, to establish Transmission System for ‘Transmission system for evacuation of additional 7 GW of RE power from Khavda RE park under Phase III Part B,’ on build, own, operate and transfer (BOOT) basis from the Bid Process Coordinator – PFC Consulting Limited,” one of the regulatory filings said. This project comprises the establishment of a new 765/400kV switching station at Vataman in Ahmedabad district, 3 nos. of 765kV D/c transmission lines (including a LILO line) traversing in the state of Gujarat as well as extension works at Navsari and Halvad substations.

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“… it is informed that Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, pursuant to its selection as the successful bidder under Tariff based competitive bidding, has acquired Koppal II Gadag II Transmission Limited (KIIGIITL), the Project SPV on 26.12.2023, to establish Transmission System for ‘Transmission Scheme for Integration of Renewable Energy Zone (Phase-II) in Koppal-II (Phase-A & B) and GadagII (Phase-A) in Karnataka,’ on build, own, operate and transfer (BOOT) basis from the Bid Process Coordinator – PFC Consulting Limited,” said another regulatory filing. This project comprises the establishment of a new 765/400kV Koppal- II Pooling Station, a new 400/220kV Gadag- II Pooling Statio, two 765kV D/c transmission lines traversing in the state of Karnataka, 400kV D/c transmission line traversing in the state of Karnataka as well as associated bay extension works at Narendra and Raichur substations.

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