PGCIL Proposes Blueprint for Solar and Wind Power Evacuation from Western Region


PGCIL Proposes Blueprint for Solar and Wind Power Evacuation from Western Region

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has come up with a detailed proposal for establishing a transmission system for the evacuation of power from potential solar and wind energy zones in the country’s western region.

PGCIL has announced the details of the program, including the justification, estimated cost, tariff impact, results of the system studies, and study assumptions. They have requested stakeholder feedback on their program by June 7, 2019.

The government has set a target to establish 175 GW of renewable capacity by 2022, which includes 100 GW from solar and 60 GW from wind installations. The transmission infrastructure has been identified as one of the major impediments to achieving renewable installation goals.

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) constituted a sub-committee last year to identify ISTS connectivity for renewable energy projects from potential solar energy zones Read More

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