PGCIL Emerges Successful Bidder For Project to Evacuate 8.1 GW of Solar Power in Rajasthan


Power Grid Corporation of India Limited has been declared as the successful bidder under Tariff Based Competitive Bidding to Establish Transmission System for “System Strengthening Transmission Scheme for evacuation of power from solar energy zones in Rajasthan (8.1GW) under Phase-II -Part-G” on build, own, operate and maintain (BOOM) basis.


The Letter of Intent (LoI) dated 28th February, 2022 has been issued to Power Grid Corporation of India Limited.


The Transmission system comprises establishment of a new 765/400kV GIS Substation at Narela (NCT of Delhi) and 765kV D/C Transmission Lines in Rajasthan, Haryana and NCT of Delhi.


PGCIL is India’s largest electric power transmission utility which undertakes transmission electricity through the Inter-State Transmission System.

In 2020 The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) had passed an order for granting regulatory approval to the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) for the execution of the transmission system for solar energy zones (SEZ) in Rajasthan.

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