GMR Energy has developed two transmission projects in Rajasthan State of India during FY 2014 awarded on a Build, Own, Operate and Maintain (BOOM) basis by Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Ltd (RRVPNL). The concession period of these projects is 25 years, including the construction phase. The projects include 366 km of 400 KV transmission lines with two power substations based at Alwar and Deedwana.
A wholly owned subsidiary of GMR Energy, is engaged in implementation of project for 400 kV S/C Bikaner – Deedwana Transmission Line which is 129 Km long; 400 kV S/C Ajmer– Deedwana Transmission Line, 106 Km; 220 kV D/C Sujangarh – Deedwana Transmission Line, 30 Km and 2x315 MVA 400/220 kV grid sub-station at Deedwana and other associated works in Rajasthan State. The 270 km long Maru transmission lines project was commissioned and charged on October 9, 2013.
Aravali Transmission Service Company Limited (ATSCL)
This wholly owned subsidiary of GMR Energy is engaged in implementation of project for 400 kv S/C Hinduan – Alwar transmission line (85 km) and 2 × 315 MVA 400/220 kV grid substation at Alwar and other associated works in Rajasthan State. The 96 km long Aravali transmission lines project was commissioned and charged on 31st July 2014.It is nearing completion with all equipment erection and pre-commissioning activity in the final stage and is awaiting commencement of commercial operations.
GMR Energy will also develop two dedicated transmission lines of total 276.9 km length associated with Nepal HEPs connecting Nepal and Northern region of India for evacuation of power to India. GMR Energy is developing the transmission line projects in Nepal for which necessary Survey Licenses have been granted by Government of Nepal to these Nepal SPVs. These lines will interconnect with the Indian Grid for evacuation of power. For Upper Marsyangdi - 2 HEP, the transmission line is 201 km in length , whereas in case of Upper Karnali HEP transmission line is 79.5 km in length under the Nepal leg. Each of these transmission lines will be commissioned three to six months before commissioning of the respective power generation project. Many Indian States will benefit from these projects