Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL) in a release on 2nd February 2022 said that its board has approved investments worth Rs 677.59 crore for transmission projects.
The projects on which investment has been approved include ‘Transmission system for evacuation of Power from Pakaldul HEP in Chenab Valley HEPs-LTA System’. Project has an estimated cost of Rs 318.12 crore, and scheduled to be commissioned by April 2025.
The board also approved ‘Transmission System Strengthening Scheme for evacuation of Power from Solar Energy Zones in Rajasthan (8.1 GW) under Phase-II Part G1’. This project is estimated to cost Rs 359.47 crore. This is scheduled to be commissioned by September 2023.