TBCB route proposed for major transmission scheme in Gujarat

The National Committee on Transmission (NCT), in a recent meeting, has recommended the tariff-based competitive bidding (TBCB) route for a major transmission project in Gujarat. The transmission scheme, officially known as “Western Region System Strengthening Scheme – 21 (Part Read more


PGCIL commissions Jabalpur TBCB project

Powergrid Jabalpur Transmission Ltd, 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 Read more


Adani acquires Obra-C transmission SPV

Adani Power Transmission Ltd has acquired 100 per cent equity capital of Obra-C Badaun Transmission Ltd from bid process coordinator PFC Consulting Ltd. OCBTL was incorporated on August 9, 2018 by PFCCL to build, own, operate and maintain the Read more

KEC, Jawaharpur

REC transfers Jawaharpur shell company to PGCIL

The entire shareholding of REC Transmission Projects Co Ltd (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rural Electrification Corporation) in Jawaharpur Firozabad Transmission Ltd comprising of 50,000 equity shares have been transferred along with all its assets and liabilities on December Read more


TBCB power transmission projects dwindle

Over the past one year, there has been no appreciable movement in interregional power transmission projects awarded under the tariff-based competitive bidding (TBCB) mechanism, as gauged from official statistics released by Central Electricity Authority. Given that the TBCB Read more


Sembcorp completes TN wind project

Independent power producer Sembcorp Energy India Ltd and Suzlon Group announced the completion of the first SECI-1 wind power project in India. Sembcorp Green Infra Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SEIL, won this project in the first round of Read more


Adani Transmission marks footprint in Uttar Pradesh

Adani Transmission Ltd (ATL) has clinched the Ghatampur power transmission project under the tariff-based competitive bidding route, marking its first presence in Uttar Pradesh. In a stock exchange filing, ATL announced that it has received the letter of intent Read more

Wind farm India

Wind tariffs continue to fall in SECI Auction No.3

Nodal agency Solar Energy Corporation of India has completed the auction of 2 GW of ISTS-connected wind projects under the third round of auction. The lowest tariff quoted by developers was Rs.2.44 per kwh, which is Rs.0.20 per Read more

Sterlite Power commissions two 400kV lines in Telangana

Sterlite Power has announced the commissioning of two 400kV lines in Telangana as part of the Maheshwaram Transmission scheme in Telangana that Sterlite is developing on BOOM basis. The lines Nizamabad-Shankarapally (double-circuit) and Maheshwaram-Mahaboobnagar are expected to improve Read more


PGCIL to complete ERSS-XXI scheme in 38 months

Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) will complete the Eastern Region System Strengthening Scheme (ERSS)-XXI progressively in 38 months, the company said in a stock exchange filing. On January 12, 2018, PGCIL took over ERSS XXI Transmission Ltd, the Read more