Sterlite Power, a private-sector power transmission developer, has secured a transmission project for the evacuation of renewable power from Rajasthan Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) Phase-IV (Bikaner Complex). With this order win, Sterlite Power has secured its third green energy corridor (GEC) project in the state of Rajasthan. Sterlite Power will build this project on a build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) basis, for a period of 35 years. It won the project through a tariff-based competitive bidding (TBCB) process.
As part of the transmission scheme, Sterlite Power will develop 6,000 MVA, 765/400kV substation at Neemrana, two 400 kV transmission lines spanning 250 km, connecting Neemrana with the existing Kotputli substation, and another LILO corridor that will connect the existing Gurgaon-Sohna line with the Gurgaon and Sohna substations.
Pratik Agarwal, Managing Director, Sterlite Power, said, “This critical project that will allow around 8 GW of renewable energy to flow from RE-rich Bikaner to load centers in Rajasthan, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh.”
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