NTL was incorporated on July 29, 2013. NTL entered into a TSA on January 2, 2014. The NTL project was awarded by the Ministry of Power on May 23, 2014 for a 35-year period from the scheduled commercial operation date of the NTL project, on a BOOM basis. We acquired NTL from the Sterlite Sponsor in June, 2019.
The NTL project was expected to deliver over 2,000 MW of electricity from Punjab to the Kashmir Valley by strengthening the transmission system in the states of Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab. The Jalandhar-Samba 400 kV D/C transmission line was commissioned in June 2016 and the Uri-Wagoora transmission line was commissioned on September 2, 2018.
Details of NTL’s transmission lines and substations are set forth as follows:
|Transmission line/ Substation||Route Length (ckms)||Specifications||Commissioned Date||Expiry of TSA term||Contribution to Total Tariff|
|Jalandhar—Samba||270||400 kV D/C||June 24, 2016||June 2051||22.1%|
|Samba—Amargarh||547||400 kV D/C||September 2, 2018||September 2053||77.9%|
|Uri—Wagoora||14||-||September 2, 2018||September 2053|
|Amargarh Substation||-||400/220 kV D/C GIS Substation with 735 MVA of transformation capacity||September 2, 2018||September 2053|
The average quarterly availability of NTL since commissioning is set forth in the table below:
*Quarterly data is calculated as an average of three months data, based on the monthly availability certificates.
*Certain data post September 2020 are based on estimates.