Adani Power Options on Monday stated it has commissioned the Khargar-Vikhroli transmission line to provide a further 1,000 MW of energy to Mumbai metropolis.
“Kharghar Vikhroli Transmission Ltd (KVTL), which is able to allow further energy to be introduced into Mumbai and thus allow in assembly town’s rising and future electrical energy demand, is commissioned,” an organization assertion stated.
Constructed by Adani Power Options Ltd (earlier often called Adani Transmission Ltd) — the power resolution, transmission and distribution arm of the Adani group — the mission is crucial for Mumbai, as the prevailing capability of the transmission hall is just not ample to hold additional energy into town, it acknowledged.
Mumbai witnessed grid failure twice not too long ago – on February 27, 2022, and October 12, 2020 — localities throughout the metropolis went darkish for a substantial interval, it famous.
The Kharghar-Vikhroli line will deliver a further 1,000 MW of dependable energy to Mumbai metropolis as an answer to mitigate any such incidents sooner or later, it famous.
With this mission’s commissioning, Mumbai will get a 400 KV grid inside its municipal geography, bringing enhanced import functionality inside its electrical energy grid and enhancing reliability and stability, it acknowledged.
For customers, it gives far more sustainability to commuting by bullet trains, metro rail and metropolis railways, and in addition for industrial and residential institutions.
The KVTL contains roughly 74 circuit kilometres of 400 kV and 220 kV transmission traces, together with a 1,500 MVA 400kV Fuel Insulated Substation (GIS) at Vikhroli, the primary 400KV substation of its sort in Mumbai.
Occupying roughly 9,500 sq m space, it has probably the most compact design in terms of 400 KV substations. Its distinctive design vertically stacks 400kV and 220kV GIS, thus minimising house necessities.
The mission begins within the Kharghar space of Navi Mumbai, traverses by its city places and terminates at Vikhroli in Mumbai metropolis.
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