State-run Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) has commissioned the transmission system related to Rajasthan Solar Energy Zone (SEZ) Part-C.
This is one of the largest interstate tariff-based competitive bidding (TBCB) projects established in the state of Rajasthan, stated the Power Ministry in the statement.
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 PKTSL system will facilitate transfer of renewable power from Rajasthan to various parts of the country.
The project will benefit boosting the economic development of Rajasthan and the country in totality and will augment the transmission infrastructure to evacuate renewable energy thereby reducing dependency on fossil fuels stated the statement.
Charging of this important transmission project will enhance ease of living as well as provide GatiShakti to infrastructure development activities, through supply of quality & reliable green power across the country, it added.