Global transmission capacity was estimated to have reached 20,397,232MVA by the end of 2022 and is forecasted to grow to 28,341,693MVA by 2028. India had 1,463,006MVA of capacity in 2022 and this is expected to rise to 2,057,376MVA by 2028. Listed below are the five largest transmission projects by capacity in India, according to GlobalData’s power database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global transmission segment. Buy the latest transmission substation project profiles here.

1. Coimbatore Substation

Coimbatore Substation is a 765/400kV substation located at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. The substation is planned and is expected to be commissioned in 2025. The Coimbatore Substation will be operated by Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Ltd.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 765/400kV and the operating voltage level is 765/400kV. The step in voltage of the project is 765kV and the step out voltage is 400kV. Upon completion, the substation will be able to operate at 3000MVA.

Coimbatore Substation is owned by Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Ltd.

2. Medinipur Substation

Medinipur Substation is a 765/400kV substation located at Medinipur, West Bengal, India. The substation is under construction and is expected to be commissioned in 2024. The Medinipur Substation will be operated by Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 765/400kV and the operating voltage level is 765/400kV. The step in voltage of the project is 765kV and the step out voltage is 400kV. Upon completion, the substation will be able to operate at 3000MVA.

Medinipur Substation is owned by Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.

3. Moradabad Substation – New – 765/400 kV

Moradabad Substation – New – 765/400 kV is a 765/400kV substation located at Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. The substation is planned and is expected to be commissioned in 2025. The Moradabad Substation – New – 765/400 kV will be operated by Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Corp Ltd.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 765/400kV and the operating voltage level is 765/400kV. The step in voltage of the project is 765kV and the step out voltage is 400kV. Upon completion, the substation will be able to operate at 3000MVA.

Moradabad Substation – New – 765/400 kV is owned by Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Corp Ltd.

4. Nellore Substation – Upgrade – 765/400 kV

Nellore Substation – Upgrade – 765/400 kV is a 765/400kV substation located at Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India. The substation is planned and is expected to be commissioned in 2025. The Nellore Substation – Upgrade – 765/400 kV will be operated by Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 765/400kV and the operating voltage level is 765/400kV. The step in voltage of the project is 765kV and the step out voltage is 400kV. Upon completion, the substation will be able to operate at 3000MVA.

Nellore Substation – Upgrade – 765/400 kV is owned by Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.

5. Obra Substation

Obra Substation is a 765/400kV substation located at Obra, Uttar Pradesh, India. The substation is under construction and is expected to be commissioned in 2024. The Obra Substation will be operated by Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Corp Ltd.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 765/400kV and the operating voltage level is 765/400kV. The step in voltage of the project is 765kV and the step out voltage is 400kV. Upon completion, the substation will be able to operate at 3000MVA.

Obra Substation is owned by Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Corp Ltd.

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