Govt approves ISTS schemes to evacuate 9 GW RE from Rajasthan & Karnataka

The government has approved new ISTS schemes to evacuate 9 GW of Renewable Energy (RE) from Rajasthan and Karnataka
Govt approves ISTS schemes to evacuate 9 GW RE from Rajasthan & Karnataka
Govt approves ISTS schemes to evacuate 9 GW RE from Rajasthan & KarnatakaPSU Watch

New Delhi: The government has approved new Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) schemes to evacuate 9 GW of Renewable Energy (RE) from Rajasthan and Karnataka, said the Ministry of Power on Saturday. “These schemes will be implemented through Tariff-Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB) mode. These schemes are part of (putting in place) 500 GW RE capacity by 2030, out of which 200 GW is already connected,” said the Power Ministry.

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ISTS networks to evacuate 4.5 GW of RE from each state

The power evacuation scheme of Rajasthan Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) will evacuate 4.5 GW of RE power from Rajasthan. It comprises 1 GW from Fatehgarh complex, 2.5 GW from Barmer Complex and 1 GW from Nagaur (Merta) Complex. This power will be transferred to Mainpuri Region, Fatehpur and Orai of Uttar Pradesh. The completion period of the scheme is two years. The cost of the scheme is about Rs 12,241 crore.

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The system strengthening scheme of Karnataka will evacuate 4.5 GW RE power from Koppal area and Gadag area. The scheme will be completed by June 2027. The cost of the scheme is about Rs 1,354 crore.

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