PGCIL Issues Transmission Line Package Tender for Evacuating 8.1 GW Solar Energy in Rajasthan

State-owned Maharatna company Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) has floated a tender for transmission line package TW01 for the evacuation of 8.1 GW of power from solar energy zones in Rajasthan.

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The PGCIL described in a tender document that “Transmission Line Package TW01 for Ramgarh-II SEZ PP-Fatehgarh-II 400kV D/c line (Twin HTLS with a minimum capacity of 2200MVA on each circuit at nominal voltage) under Transmission Scheme for the evacuation of power from solar energy zones in Rajasthan (8.1 GW) under Phase-II Part-A through tariff-based competitive bidding (TBCB) prior to RfP Bid Submission by Power Grid to BPC.”

The tender was opened on April 22, 2020, and the last date and time for submitting the bid’s soft copy is May 13, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., while for submitting the hard copy is May 15, 2020, at 11:00 a.m.

The work location will be Rajasthan and the tender fee is Rs 25,000, while the earnest money deposited will be Rs 2 crore.

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Recently, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has granted a transmission license to Powergrid Bhuj Transmission Ltd (PBTL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) to establish the transmission system for providing connectivity to renewable energy (RE) Projects at Bhuj-II (2 GW) in Gujarat on a Build, Own, Operate and Maintain (BOOM) basis.

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Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.