Kerala Plans Trans-Grid Project in Order to Reduce Transmission and Distribution Losses

Kerala government has announced its plans to implement a trans-grid project that will strengthen the transmission and distribution system of electricity and bring down transmission losses in the state. "Trans-grid Project-2 would be implemented to strengthen the transmission system. The estimated cost of the first phase of the project was ₹47.46 billion (~$711.32 million) and ₹16.3 billion (~$244.25 million) for the second phase," said state Power Minister Kadakampally Surendran. He said that the state incurs transmission losses to the tune of 14.32 percent.


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SMART GRID Bulletin February 2018

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