Adani Transmission bags 400 kV Karur Transmission Project for evacuation of renewable power


Biznetindia : Adani Transmission Ltd (ATL), India’s largest private sector power transmission company and part of the diversified Adani Group, has received the Letter of Intent (LoI) for the acquisition of Karur Transmission Ltd. ATL won the project through the Tariff-Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB) process and has received the LoI for the Central RE evacuation project. ATL will build, own, operate and maintain the transmission project in Tamil Nadu for a period of 35 years.

The project, Karur Transmission Ltd, incorporated by PFC Consulting Ltd, primarily consists of  Establishment of 2x500MVA, 400/230 kV Karur Pooling Station (at location between Karur Wind Energy Zone and Tiruppur Wind Energy Zone)  and LILO of both circuits of Pugalur – Pugalur (HVDC) 400 kV D/c line at Karur PS.

ATL’s execution of the project will help evacuate renewable energy from the KarurTiruppur region and the estimated capex will be more than Rs 200 Cr.

“ATL is pleased to contribute to the Renewable Energy evacuation system by building power transmission infrastructure. This new project will be ATL’s first-ever ISTS project in Tamil Nadu, which will allow us to contribute significantly to the development of the national transmission infrastructure for evacuation of renewable energy. We are accelerating our pan-India presence through the competitive bidding process and setting industry benchmarks in sustainable best practices” Mr. Anil Sardana, MD & CEO, Adani Transmission Ltd said.

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