CEA Charts Transmission Infrastructure Plan For 4,950 MW Of Wind Projects


CEA Charts Transmission Infrastructure Plan For 4,950 MW Of Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has formulated a plan for developing transmission system to accommodate wind energy aggregating 4,950 MW. The transmission system will be augmented in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu to accommodate wind energy capacity tendered by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).

Per CEA’s minutes of meetings reviewed by Mercom, transmission system for evacuation of power from 4,000 MW of wind energy projects under SECI bids was discussed and it was agreed to hold a joint study meeting amongst CEA, Central Transmission Utility (CTU), Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL), Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO) and Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation Limited (GETCO) for further deliberations and finalization of the transmission system, taking into consideration the suggestions made by the members during the meeting. Read More

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