Pavagada Substation – Upgrade – 400/220 kV – Phase I is a 400kV substation located in Pavagada, Tumkur, Karnataka, India.

The Pavagada Substation – Upgrade – 400/220 kV – Phase I project’s construction has begun in 2020. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.


Pavagada Substation – Upgrade – 400/220 kV – Phase I project, which is an upgrade substation, will be operated by Karnataka Power Transmission.

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 1000MVA.

Pavagada Substation – Upgrade – 400/220 kV – Phase I project development status

The project is expected to be commissioned 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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