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Power Grid commissions transmission system for Rajasthan Solar Energy zone

Power Grid owned POWERGRID Khetri Transmission System Ltd (PKTSL) has commissioned the transmission system associated with Rajasthan Solar Energy Zone (SEZ)
Power Grid commissions transmission system for Rajasthan Solar Energy zone (Image for representation only)
Power Grid commissions transmission system for Rajasthan Solar Energy zone (Image for representation only)

New Delhi: PowerGrid Khetri Transmission System Ltd (PKTSL), a fully owned subsidiary of Power Grid has commissioned the transmission system associated with Rajasthan Solar Energy Zone (SEZ) Part-C on October 4. This is one of the largest Inter-State Tariff Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB) projects established in the state of Rajasthan.

The transmission project involves a new 765 kV sub-station at Khetri (Rajasthan) and connects the capital of the country at Jhatikara (Delhi) through a 765 kV double circuit transmission line and also connects Sikar (Rajasthan) through a 400 kV double circuit transmission line.

The commissioning of the PKTSL system will facilitate the transfer of renewable power from Rajasthan to various parts of the country. It will benefit industries, households and businesses, boosting the economic development of Rajasthan and the country in totality. It will augment the transmission infrastructure to evacuate renewable energy thereby reducing dependency on fossil fuels, in line with the government’s vision of achieving a 450 GW renewable energy target by 2030.

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Charging of this important transmission project will enhance ease of living as well as provide Gati Shakti to infrastructure development activities, through the supply of quality and reliable green power across the country.

Power Grid presently has 263 sub-stations and more than 172,000 ckm and 447,000 MVA of transformation capacity. With the adoption of the latest technological tools and techniques, enhanced use of automation and digital solutions, Power Grid has been able to maintain average transmission system availability >99%.

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