KSEB commissions 220 kV facilities in Kerala

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has commissioned integral 220 kV facilities. The listed facilities entail the 220 kV gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) substation at Kaloor, 220/110 kV Brahmapuram─Thuthiyoor multi-circuit line, and the 7 km-long, 220 kV Thuthiyoor─Kaloor underground cable.

All the said facilities are a part of the larger Transgrid 2.0 project, which is a Rs 100 billion project being implemented by KSEB to enhance the state’s transmission capacity. The new facilities will improve power supply in the areas of Kaloor, Palarivattom, Edappally, Vennala, Vaduthala, Ernakulam North, Marine Drive, Perumanoor and Thammanam.