Sterlite Power doubles transmission capacity in Lucknow

NEW DELHI, June 24: Sterlite Power Monday said it has uprated and commissioned five 132 kv lines in Lucknow, the Capital of Uttar Pradesh.

Transmission capacity of these five existing lines were doubled without any major change to existing infrastructure, a Sterlite Power statement said.

According to the statement, these lines, which normally carry 80-85 MW load, will now be able to carry a load of over 160 MW after the uprate.

“Our solutions of upgrade and uprate of transmission lines solve key constraints around time, space and capital. These solutions have the potential to solve transmission congestion challenges in all states including Uttar Pradesh towards ensuring 24X7 reliable power,” Manish Agarwal, CEO, Solutions Business, Sterlite Power, said.

Sterlite Power is a developer of power transmission infrastructure with projects of over 12,816 circuit kms and 22,044 MVA in India and Brazil. (PTI)