Powergrid acquires SATL to evacuate electricity from SEZs in Rajasthan

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (Powergrid) has acquired transmission project Sikar-II Aligarh Transmission Limited (SATL) to evacuate electricity from 8.1 GW solar energy zones (SEZs) in Rajasthan.

SATL is a special purpose vehicle (SPV) which was incorporated on May 17, 2020 and is yet to start its commercial operation. It aims to establish transmission system strengthening scheme for evacuation of power from SEZs in Rajasthan under Phase-II, on build, own, operate and maintain (BOOM) basis. The project is to be completed in 18 months. It comprises establishment of a 765kV D/C transmission line, and substation extension works in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

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