Pugalur Substation – New – 320 kV is a 320kV substation located in Trichur, Tamil Nadu, India.

The Pugalur Substation – New – 320 kV project’s construction is expected to begin in 2022. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2023.


Pugalur Substation – New – 320 kV project, which is a new substation, will be operated by Tamil Nadu Transmission.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 320kV and the operating voltage level is 320kV.

The step-in voltage of the project is 320kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 2000MVA.

Pugalur Substation – New – 320 kV project development status

The development of the Pugalur Substation – New – 320 kV project was approved by Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission in 2022. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2023.

About Tamil Nadu Transmission

Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Ltd (TANTRANSCO) is a state owned provider of electric power transmission infrastructure. The company’s transmission infrastructure network includes three category sub stations with 765 KV, 400 KV and 230 KV capacities. It has state load despatch centre for grid operations in Erode, Tamil Nadu, India. TANTRANSCO is headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


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