The projects include six high power grid substations in Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Keonjhar, Khurda and Sambalpur districts and a 220-KV transmission line from Balangir to Kesinga.
The extension, the government said, will enable developers to competitively bid for future PPAs (Power purchase agreements) and get tax exemptions as per Policy terms.
The talks were held in a very cordial environment and the final outcome of crucial parleys is expected to be announced on Thursday.
Central agency says it will be ‘apt and befitting’ alternative to AP’s 6,400 MW solar projects, tenders for which were quashed by HC
These projects were put on hold by the Supreme Court after the Kedarnath tragedy in 2013, killing over 5000 people with several still missing.