POWERGRID Jabalpur Transmission Successfully Commissions 765kV D/C Line Between Vindhyachal–Jabalpur

The PGCIL arm had secured the project through Tariff Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB).

POWERGRID Jabalpur Transmission Ltd, a 100 percent wholly owned subsidiary of Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) has successfully commissioned the 765kV Double Circuit Transmission line between Vindhyachal Pooling Station – Jabalpur Pooling Station.

Transmission line

The PGCIL arm had secured the project through Tariff Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB).

Further, the project is part of the ‘Transmission System Strengthening associated with Vindhyachal-V’ and has been established on Build, Own, Operate and Maintain (BOOM) basis.

Moreover, the transmission system is put under commercial operation with effect from January 01, 2019.

The 765kV D/C transmission line is one of the longest transmission lines comprising more that more than 750 circuit km.

Additionally, the line traverses through seven districts in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Despite severe Right of Way and hindrance by miscreants during the construction, the transmission line was successfully commissioned with the meticulous coordination with all stakeholders including support from the administration, the Ministry said in a statement.

It further added that, the project was reviewed by Prime Minister under PRAGATI and also followed up by regular monitoring by PMG/PMO and Ministry of Power for its commissioning.

The transmission system facilitates supply of power with reliability & security and more than 2500MW power flow has been recorded on commissioning of the transmission line.

Beyond Jabalpur Pooling Station, dispersal of power is through existing/planned transmission network under Inter-State Transmission System.

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