Green Energy Corridor Project : Environment for UPSC Exams
Green Energy Corridor
Project : Environment for UPSC Exams
It is a project for evacuation of renewable energy from generation points to the load centres by creating intra-state and inter-state transmission infrastructure.
It is under implementation in renewable resource rich states for the likely renewable power capacity addition during 12thFive Year Plan period.
The intra-state transmission component of the project is being implemented by the respective states and the Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) is implementing inter-state transmission component.
PGCIL has taken loans from Asian Development Bank for the project implementation.
Funding of green energy corridors in both intra and inter State transmission projects, under the framework of cooperation between Govt. of India and Govt. of Germany, KfW Germany is providing soft loan to the tune of Euro 1 billion.
Renewable rich States in India are (Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu).