Jhajjar KT Transco, a joint venture company between Techno Electric and Engineering Company and Kalpataru Power Transmission, has started its 400kV power transmission substation at Jhajjar in the Indian state of Haryana.

Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam awarded the contract to the JV in May 2010, to construct the 400kV intra-state transmission system, which comprises of Double Circuit Quad Moose Line.

The line runs for 35km from Jharli to Kabulpur in Rohtak and 64km from Kabulpur to Dipalpur in Sonepat, Haryana, with 2 No. Sub-Stations of 400/220/132 KV of 24 Bays each at Rohtak and Sonepat.

The transmission network has been designed to facilitate 2,400MW of electricity and is in operation since March 2012.

The INR4.44bn ($81m) public-private-partnership project has also been supported by the Central Government’s Viability Gap Funding (VGF).

The project was financed through a mix of a debt of INR2.76bn ($50.4m), equity of INR760m ($13.8m) and a grant of INR920m ($16.8m) from the Central Government.