RECPDCL Hands Over Special Purpose Vehicle ‘Beawar Transmission Limited’ to M/s Sterlite Grid 27 Ltd

RECPDCL Hands Over Special Purpose Vehicle ‘Beawar Transmission Limited’ to M/s Sterlite Grid 27 Ltd

RECPDCL, a subsidiary of REC Limited, has handed over the project-specific SPV (Special Purpose Vehicle) called ‘Beawar Transmission Limited’ to M/s Sterlite Grid 27 Limited on September 20, 2023. This SPV was formed for the construction of the Beawar Transmission Project, which is a part of the government’s ambitious 500 GW RE plan.

The selection of M/s Sterlite Grid 27 Limited was carried out through Tariff Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB) conducted by RECPDCL, following the Standard Bidding Documents and Guidelines notified by the Ministry of Power, Government of India.

The Beawar Transmission Project involves the implementation of a 765/400 kV sub-station at Beawar, along with a 765 kV double circuit and associated 400 kV line in the state of Rajasthan. The project is targeted to be completed within 18 months.

Once implemented, the Beawar Transmission Project will play a crucial role in the evacuation of renewable energy power from the Renewable Energy Zones (REZs) in the state of Rajasthan.

Handing Over Ceremony

The handover of the SPV was carried out by Shri V.K. Singh, Director (Projects) of RECL and Director of RECPDCL, to Shri Tatimakula Amarendranath Reddy, Executive Vice President of M/s Sterlite Grid 27. The ceremony took place in the presence of Shri Rajesh Kumar, CEO of RECPDCL, Shri Jasbir Singh, CGM of CTUIL, and other senior officials of RECPDCL and CTUIL.

Importance of the Beawar Transmission Project

The Beawar Transmission Project holds significant importance in achieving the government’s target of 500 GW of renewable energy. By enhancing the transmission infrastructure, it will facilitate the smooth transfer of renewable energy from the REZs to the power grid, ensuring efficient utilization of clean energy sources.

Furthermore, the project will contribute to the development of the state of Rajasthan by creating job opportunities and boosting economic growth. It will also help in reducing the carbon footprint and promoting sustainable development.

Future Prospects

The completion of the Beawar Transmission Project will mark a significant milestone in the renewable energy sector of India. It will pave the way for the integration of large-scale renewable energy projects and strengthen the country’s energy security.

The government’s commitment to renewable energy and the continuous efforts of organizations like RECPDCL and M/s Sterlite Grid 27 in implementing such transmission projects will accelerate the transition towards a greener and more sustainable future.

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