Purulia & Kharagpur Transmission Company Limited (PKTCL) was incorporated on December 15, 2012. PKTCL entered a TSA on August 6, 2013. The PKTCL project is held by SGL2 and was awarded by the Ministry of Power on September 17, 2013 for a 35-year period from the scheduled commercial operation date of the PKTCL Project, on a BOOM basis.
PKTCL supports the growing interconnection of the West Bengal state grid and the Inter-State Transmission System and facilitates the exchange of additional power between them. PKTCL is intended to strengthen the transmission system in the states of West Bengal and Jharkhand. PKTCL operates two EHV overhead transmission lines with a total circuit length of approximately 545 cKms in the states of West Bengal and Jharkhand. The project was fully commissioned by January, 2017.
Details of PKTCL’s transmission lines and sub-stations are set forth as follows:
|Transmission line / Sub-Station||Location||Route length (ckms)||Specifications||Commission date||Contribution to total tariff|
|Kharagpur-Chaibasa||West Bengal, Jharkhand||322||400 kV D/C||18-June-2016||54.05%|
|Purulia-Ranchi||West Bengal, Jharkhand||223||400 kV D/C||07-Jan-2017||45.95%|