New transmission schemes approved worth Rs 13,595 crore to evacuate 4.5 GW RE power

These schemes will be implemented through Tariff Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB) mode.

 New transmission schemes approved worth Rs 13,595 crore to evacuate 4.5 GW RE power

The Government of India has approved new Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) schemes to evacuate 9 GW of RE power from Rajasthan and Karnataka.

These schemes will be implemented through Tariff Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB) mode. These schemes are part of 500 GW RE capacity by 2030 out of which 200 GW is already connected.

The power evacuation scheme of Rajasthan Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) will evacuate 4.5 GW of RE power from Rajasthan. It comprises 1 GW from Fatehgarh Complex, 2.5 GW from Barmer Complex, and 1 GW from Nagaur (Merta) Complex.

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This power will be transferred to the Mainpuri Region, Fatehpur, and Orai of Uttar Pradesh. The completion period of the scheme is two years. The cost of the scheme is about Rs 12,241 crore.

The System strengthening scheme of Karnataka will evacuate 4.5 GW RE power from the Koppal area and Gadag area. The scheme will be completed by June 2027. The cost of the scheme is about Rs 1,354 crore.

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