Sterlite Power Wins Two Projects Worth Over Rs 3,000 Crore 
Unconnected transmission towers stand near the Sterlite Power Transmission Ltd. Gas Insulated Substation (GIS), which is under construction, in Amargarh, Jammu and Kashmir. (Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)

Sterlite Power Wins Two Projects Worth Over Rs 3,000 Crore 

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Sterlite Power said it has won two inter-state power transmission projects worth over Rs 3,000 crore.

One of the projects bagged by the company is the Udupi-Kasargode project which will de-congest the Inter-State Transmission System corridor and facilitate smoother power flow within Karnataka and Kerala, Sterlite Power said in a statement.

The other win is the GEC project of Lakadia-Vadodara (WRSS 21-Part B) in Gujarat. The project will help connect the wind energy zones of Bhuj region to the load centres of Gujarat and Maharashtra.

With these wins, Sterlite Power adds renewable transmission to its portfolio in India.

“These projects awarded through competitive bidding have secured much lower tariff than the cost-plus tariff estimate and thus play a crucial role in enabling access to affordable power envisioned by the government,” Pratik Agarwal, Group Chief Executive Officer, Sterlite Power said.

The Udupi project consists of 400 Kilovolt transmission line (120 kilometers) from Udupi in Karnataka to Kasaragode in Kerala along with a 400 KV GIS substation.

The second project (WRSS-21 Part B) involves laying of 325 km of 765 KV transmission line from 765/400 KV Lakadia Substation to Vadodara in Gujarat.

Sterlite Power is a developer of power transmission infrastructure with projects of over 13,315 circuit kms and 23,885 MVA in India and Brazil.

Also read: India's Sterlite Sees $35 Billion Energy Storage Opportunity

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