Farakka Substation is a 400kV substation located in Farakka, West bengal, India.
The Farakka Substation project’s construction has begun in 2019. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Farakka Substation project, which is an upgrade substation, will be operated by Power Grid Corporation of India.
The designed voltage level of the substation is 400/220kV and the operating voltage level is 400/220kV.
The step-in voltage of the project is 400kV and the step-out voltage is 220kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 185MVA.
Farakka Substation project development status
The development of the Farakka Substation project was approved by West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission in 2019. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.
About Power Grid Corporation of India
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (Powergrid) a government owned Maharatna company, is an electricity transmission utility. It transmits and distributes electricity. The company owns and operates a network of transmission lines and carries out power transmission projects. Powergrid offers operations and maintenance services for transmission systems, consultancy services, smart grid and telecom services. It employs optical ground wire on power transmission lines to operate overhead optic fibre network and incorporates multifarious topology and environment technology to plan, coordinate and deploy transmission networks in India. The company serves customers in South Asia and Oceania.
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