Sterlite Power Successfully Commissions Khargone Transmission Project worth INR 1662 crore in Madhya Pradesh

New Delhi, 4 January 2021: Sterlite Power Transmission Limited (the “Company”), a leading private sector power transmission infrastructure developer and solutions provider, announced the successful commissioning of Khargone Transmission Limited (KTL) project worth INR 1662 crore in Madhya Pradesh (the “Project”). The Project will evacuate 1320 MW of power generated by the Khargone Power Plant to 765 kV Khandwa substation to further distribute it downstream across Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Goa, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli.

With the completion of the 765 kV D/C Khandwa – Dhule transmission line, all the elements in the project are complete and charged.

Commenting on the milestone, Pratik Agarwal, Managing Director, Sterlite Power said, “We are delighted to achieve the successful commissioning of KTL project which aims at solving the critical challenge of energy delivery for the western and central region.”

In April 2020, the Company had already commissioned 5 out of 6 elements in the project which includes, 765kV substation at Khandwa, 400kV D/C Khandwa–Khargone transmission line, 765kV DC Khandwa-Indore transmission line, 400kV LILO and Dhule bay extension. The company had won KTL through tariff-based competitive bidding (TBCB).

About Sterlite Power:

Sterlite Power Transmission Limited is a leading private sector power transmission infrastructure developer and solutions provider with projects covering approximately 13,700 circuit kms of transmission lines across India and Brazil. The company has a portfolio of high-performance power conductors, EHV cables and OPGW. The company provides bespoke solutions for the upgrade, uprate and fiberzation of existing transmission infrastructure projects. It is the sponsor of IndiGrid, India’s first power sector Infrastructure Investment Trust (“InvIT”), listed on the BSE and NSE. The company was also recognised at The Economic Times Innovation Awards 2020 and is a recipient of awards from International Project Management Association (IPMA).

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