Reconductoring done on 132 kV transmission lines between Pirana and Vinzol, Gujarat, thereby doubling the capacity of the lines.
Background Torrent Power Ltd, one of the leading electrical utilities in the Indian power sector and part of the Torrent Group, is one of the most experienced private sector players in Gujarat. Besides an all-round experience in generation, transmission and distribution of power, the company has a proven track record of implementing large power projects. The high points of Torrent’s foray into power have been the acquisitions of two of India’s oldest utilities – The Surat Electricity Company Ltd and The Ahmedabad Electricity Company Ltd. Torrent turned them into first rate power utilities, in terms of operational efficiencies and reliability of power supply. Today, Torrent has a generation capacity of 1647.5 MW and distributes power to more than 3 million customers annually in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Bhiwandi and Agra.