Powergrid Jabalpur Transmission Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, has successfully commissioned the Vindhyachal Pooling Station-Jabalpur Pooling Station 765kV Double Circuit Transmission line.
The project, secured through Tariff Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB), is part of the Transmission System Strengthening associated with Vindhyachal-V and has been established on a Build, Own, Operate and Maintain (BOOM) basis.
The transmission system is put under commercial operation with effect from January 1, 2019.
The 765kV D/C transmission line is one of the longest transmission lines comprising more that more than 750 circuit km. The line traverses through seven districts in Madhya Pradesh. Despite severe Right of Way and hindrance by miscreants during the construction, the transmission line was successfully commissioned with the meticulous coordination with all stakeholders including support from the administration.
The project was reviewed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi under Pragati and was followed up by regular monitoring by the Project Monitoring Group and the Prime Minister’s Office and Ministry of Power for its commissioning.
The transmission system facilitates supply of power with reliability and security and more than 2,500 MW power flow has been recorded on commissioning of the Transmission line.
Beyond Jabalpur Pooling Station, dispersal of power is through existing/planned transmission network under Inter-State Transmission System, according to a statement.
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