Powergrid secures 765 kV system strengthening scheme in ER

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited has secured the 765 kV System Strengthening Scheme in Eastern Region XVIII under tariff-based competitive bidding. The letter of intent was awarded to the company on February 21, 2017. The project entails the setting up of 765/400 kV, 3,000 MVA substations at Medinipur and Jeerat in West Bengal and associated transmission lines.