LILO of Somanahalli – Kolar Line is a 400kV overhead line with a length of 1km from Somanahalli, Karnataka, India, to Kolar, Karnataka, India.

The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.


LILO of Somanahalli – Kolar Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Karnataka Power Transmission. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through single circuit cable.

The development of the LILO of Somanahalli – Kolar Line project has been approved by the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission.

LILO of Somanahalli – Kolar Line project development status

The construction works on the LILO of Somanahalli – Kolar Line project were commenced in 2019 and commissioning is expected in 2021.

About Karnataka Power Transmission

Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Ltd (KPTCL) is an electric utility that transmits and distributes electricity. It offers services such as online bill payment, rebates and incentives, electrical safety, energy conservation, energy audits, energy efficiency, electrical safety, outage reporting and electrical installation. It owns and operates substations, distribution transformers, transmission lines and power stations. The utility operates four independent distribution companies such as Bangalore Electricity Supply Company, Mangalore Electricity Supply Company, Hubli Electricity Supply Company and Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company.


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