Sterlite Power has acquired the Nangalbibra-Bongaigaon inter-state transmission project from Power Finance Corporation (PFC) Consulting.
Nangalbibra-Bongaigaon Transmission Limited is a special purpose vehicle (SPV). Through this SPV, the company will execute the inter-state transmission system (ISTS) project which it won through tariff-based competitive bidding (TBCB) in October 2021. The project involves setting up of around 300 ckt km of transmission lines network and greenfield substation with 320 MVA transformation capacity across North-Eastern terrain of Assam and Meghalaya. The project will transmit over 1,000 MW of power from Assam to western parts of Meghalaya. The project includes 250 ckt km of 400 kV D/c transmission line connecting Bongaigaon in Assam to a greenfield substation at Nangalbibra in Meghalaya, across the River Brahmaputra. It will also include a 220/132 kV substation at Nangalbibra in Meghalaya, and a 50 ckt km of 132 kV D/c line connecting Hatsinghmari in Assam to Ampati in Meghalaya.