The Committee of Directors of Power Grid Corporation of India (POWERGRID) have accorded its approval for projects investment worth Rs 821.29 crore.
The Board has approved transmission system strengthening beyond Kolhapur for export of power from solar & wind energy zones in Southern Region- RE- conductoring of Kolhapur (PG)- Kolhapur 400 kV DIC Line at an estimated cost of Rs 129.28 crore scheduled to be commissioned by February 2023.
Transmission system strengthening for Srinagar-Leh Transmission System at an estimated cost of Rs 288. 71 crore scheduled to be commissioned by December 2024.
Augmentation of transformation capacity in Southern Region at a cost of Rs 176.22 crore to be commissioned within 15 months from the date of MoP OM, i.e. by 20 March 2023.
Augmentation of transformation capacity at 400/220 kV Kurukshetra (PG) and Patiala (PG) Substations at an estimated cost of Rs 106.99 crore to be commissioned by 15 February 2023 for ICT at Kurukshetra SIS and by May 2023 for ICT at Patiala SIS.
It also approved evacuation of RE in Tirunelveli and Tuticorin Wind Energy Zone (Tamil Nadu) 500 MW at an estimated cost of Rs 120.09 crore scheduled to be commissioned by March 2023.