Sterlite Power Bags $600 Mn Transmission Project in Brazil

The project will require an investment of USD 0.6 billion over the period of next 3-5 years in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, south region of the country.

In the recently concluded auction for the transmission projects in Brazil, Sterlite Power has emerged as the winner for the prestigious project.

Sterlite Power Transmission ProjectThe project will require an investment of USD 0.6 billion over the period of next 3-5 years in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, south region of the country.

Moreover, the project includes setting up of 6 substations of 1.544 Mega Volt Ampere (MVA) capacity. This addition increases the portfolio of the company to 10 projects.

Additionally, the company’s investment in Brazilian transmission sector crosses USD 2 billion.

Talking about Brazil and the company’s investment in the region, Sterlite Power, Group CEO, Pratik Agarwal said, “We feel proud and honoured to be part of the Brazilian growth story. Our motivation to work on the toughest transmission projects that empower humanity has been the cornerstone of our journey in Brazil. We feel committed to the region and look forward to delivering the new project ahead of schedule”.

“We are happy to have won this project in the current auction. I must congratulate ANEEL for providing a visible pipeline of projects and for the transparent way of conducting these auctions. Sterlite Power is committed to delivering these projects ahead of schedule by leveraging a network of partners and a top-class local team,” said Rui Chammas, Sterlite Power CEO in Brazil.

Brazil’s transmission system needs to add significant capacity to manage the transition in generation footprint: from a hydro and thermal baseload to renewable generation.

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Manu Tayal

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.

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