Adani Transmission awarded first RE evacuation systems project in Khavda

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Ahmedabad: Adani Transmission Limited (ATL), India’s largest private sector power transmission company and part of the diversified Adani Group, has received the Letter of Intent (LOI) for acquisition of Renewable Energy Evacuation System under Khavda-Bhuj Transmission Limited.

ATL won the project through Tariff-Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB) process and obtained LOI for the project. ATL will build, own, operate and maintain the transmission project in Gujarat for a period of 35 years.

The project incorporated by PFC Consulting Limited, Khavda-Bhuj Transmission Limited mainly consists of the following elements –

• About 220 ckt kilometer of transmission line connecting Khavda Pooling Station to Bhuj Pooling Station.

• 4,500 MVA, 765 kV Gas Insulated Substation at Khavda With an estimated capital expenditure of over Rs 1,200 crore, ATL’s project execution will help extract about 3 GW of renewable energy from Khavda, Gujarat.

The project will help shape one of the largest solar and wind farms in the country.

Mr. Anil Sardana, MD & CEO, Adani Transmission Limited said, “We are delighted to be associated with the first evacuation system connected to one of the largest renewable energy hubs being set up in Khavda, Gujarat. The project will be the first to be implemented in several transmission projects planned by the Government of India for the extraction of renewable energy from the region. ATL is

Already a pioneer in building power transmission infrastructure in the private sector, this project will further strengthen our presence in Gujarat.

Winning this project strengthens ATL’s market-leading position and moves it closer to its target of installing 20,000 ckt km of transmission lines by 2022. The project will allow the company to contribute to the Government of India’s quest to achieve electricity for all by 2022.

First published:December 24, 2021, 10:18 pm

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