Sterlite Power gets LoI from PFCCL for transmission project in J&K region

Sterlite Power said that it has been issued a letter of intent (LoI) from Power Finance Corporation Consulting Limited (PFCCL) for a transmission project in the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) region meant for evacuating 1GW power from the Pakaldul Hydro Electric Project to the Kishtwar substation.

The Indian power transmission developer and solutions provider will construct, own, operate, and maintain the project for a period of 35 years.

The transmission project was won by the company via tariff-based competitive bidding process (TBCB). It is made up of a 400/132kV GIS substation at Kishtwar and 400 KV LILO (Line in Line out) of nearly 10 route kilometers of Kishenpur-Dulhastitrans mission line at Kishtwar substation.

Sterlite Power gets LoI from PFCCL for transmission project in J&K

Sterlite Power gets LoI from PFCCL for transmission project in J&K

Pratik Agarwal — Sterlite Power Managing Director said: “We are delighted to win the Kishtwar project that will play a significant role in extending access of reliable and clean power to people in Kashmir.

“This is the second mega project that Sterlite Power would be executing across the challenging terrains. We will leverage our expertise and prior experience to deliver this critical project in a timely manner.”

According to Sterlite Power, the transmission project in J&K has a vast scope for future augmentation with voltage addition at 765Kv and 220Kv level along with ICTs and related bays to link to the national grid.

Furthermore, setting up a common pooling station at Kishtwar by LILO of one circuit of Kishenpur – Dulhasti 400Kv D/c (Quad) line will also give connectivity to the upcoming 624MW Kiru hydroelectric project and the 540MW Kwar hydropower project in the region, said Sterlite Power.

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