Pavagada Substation – New is a 400/220kV substation located in Pavagada, Karnataka, India. The construction works on Pavagada Substation – New began in 2018. The project was commissioned in 2019.


The Pavagada Substation – New project is a new substation being operated by Karnataka Power Transmission .

The designed voltage level of the project is 400/220kV, while the operating voltage level is 400/220kV. The step-in voltage of the substation is 400kV and the step-out voltage is 220kV. The substation capacity is 500MVA.

Pavagada Substation – New has received approval from Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission to undertake the works on the project.

Contractors Involved

Bharat Heavy Electricals was appointed by Karnataka Power Transmission to undertake design and construction works of the Pavagada Substation – New.

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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