The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Monday approved selection of Adani Transmission and Power Grid Corporation for setting up transmission networks for evacuation of power from two thermal power projects —2×660 MW Obra-C project and 2×660 MW Jawaharpur project. Both these projects, which have been awarded through the tariff-based competitive bidding process, will bring an investment of Rs 1,401 crore in the state.
Giving details of the Cabinet’s decision, UP government spokesperson and power minister Srikant Sharma said Power Grid Corporation and Adani Transmission were selected as service providers for power generation in under-construction Jawaharpur and Obra Thermal Power projects and that letters of intent (LoIs) have been handed over to them.
It would involve to build, own, operate and maintain the transmission project in the state. “While the Obra-C project will see an investment of Rs 871 crore by Adani Transmission, the Jawaharpur project will see an investment of Rs 530 crore by Power Grid Corporation of India,” he said.