Green Energy Corridor (GEC) Phase-II

  • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, has approved the Green Energy Corridor
    (GEC) Phase-II – Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) for a 13 GW Renewable Energy
    Project in Ladakh.
  • Green Energy Corridor (GEC) is an initiative aimed at integrating and evacuating
    renewable energy into India’s power grid, promoting sustainable growth, and enhancing
    energy security. It has two phases.
  • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) is Implementing Agency
  • GEC-1 Implementation Already underway in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka,
    Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Rajasthan, aiming to
    integrate and evacuate 24GW of Renewable Energy (RE).
  • GEC-2 Implementation Planned for seven states: Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka,
    Kerala, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, and Uttar Pradesh.
  • Targeting grid integration and power evacuation of around 20 GW of RE projects over
    five years (FY 2021-22 to 2025-26).
  • Objectives is to Synchronize renewable energy (wind and solar) with conventional power