PowerGrid to source 50% of its Electricity Consumption by 2025

Additional 7.5 MWP RTS systems are in the pipeline to increase sourcing electricity from Renewable Energy.

PowerGrid to source 50% of its Electricity Consumption by 2025
PowerGrid to source 50% of its Electricity Consumption by 2025

New Delhi: An Indian PSU, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited to Source 50% of its Electricity Consumption from Non-fossil Sources by the year 2025

Roof Top Solar (RTS) Systems with an aggregate capacity of 7.6 MWp installed at 118 locations contribute to a CO2 emission reduction of 9,300 MT/Year.

Additional 7.5 MWP RTS systems are in the pipeline to increase sourcing electricity from Renewable Energy.

The company is also evaluating setting up solar generation plants on vacant lands available in substations. Potential of 200 MWp identified.

105MWp solar generation capacity set up at Nagda, MP. Preliminary activities commenced.

Power Grid operates throughout India and covers 90% of the country's interstate and inter-regional electric power transmission system and its business segments include Transmission, Consultancy, Telecom, and ULDC/ RLDC.

Its transmission network consists of roughly 168,140 circuit kilometers and 252 EHVAC and HVDC substations, with a total transformation capacity of 422,430 MVA as on 31 January 2021, and availability of over 99%.