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POWERGRID Jabalpur Transmission Limited successfully commissions ‘Transmission System Strengthening associated with Vindhyachal-V’

New Delhi: POWERGRID Jabalpur Transmission Limited, a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, secured though Tariff Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB), has successfully commissioned the Vindhyachal Pooling Station – Jabalpur Pooling Station 765kV Double Circuit Transmission line.

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. The transmission system is put under commercial operation with effect from 1st January, 2019.

The 765kV D/C transmission line is one of the longest transmission lines comprising more that more than 750 circuit km. 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 project was reviewed by Hon’ble 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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