India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and the Forum of Regulators commissioned Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (Powergrid) to conduct a Green Energy Corridor study to identify requisite nationwide transmission investments required to accommodate the anticipated additional renewable energy generation capacity targeted during India's 12th Five Year Plan (2013-2017) and beyond. Powergrid is the public sector corporation that is mainly responsible for construction, expansion, operations and maintenance of India's inter-state and inter-regional power transmission network. In order to facilitate transfer of renewable energy from the renewable energy rich states to other states, as well as absorption and smoothing out of the intermittency from such power sources, Powergrid has identified requisite investments totaling over $7 billion in a phased approach to commence during the 12th Five Year Plan.
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|National Green Energy Corridor Investment Project: Project Data Sheet (हिन्दी)||Jul 2014|
|National Green Energy Corridor Investment Project||Jun 2014|
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