India’s First Wind Power Reverse Auction Is Commissioned

ReNew Power Limited, India’s largest renewable energy IPP in terms of total energy generation capacity, today announced the successful commissioning of Phase 1 (126 MW) of its 250 MW wind project located in Kutch district of Gujarat.

This project is part of the India’s first wind power reverse auction concluded by Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) in February 2017 under the 1000 MW Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS).

The power generated from this project will be supplied to the Northern and Eastern states of UP, Bihar, Jharkhand & Odisha using the ISTS network.

Ostro Kutch Wind Pvt. Ltd, now a part of ReNew Power, awarded this 250MW turnkey project to Vestas Wind Technology India, which includes delivery, installation and commissioning of 125 V110-2.0 MW turbines, as well as the project’s BoP works (Civil & Electrical). The turbines will be serviced by Vestas via a 10-year service contract.

The phase 1 of the project was completed well ahead of commissioning date.

ReNew had a total capacity of over 5.85 GW of wind and solar power assets across the country, comprising 3.92 GW of operational capacity, 1.66 GW of under development capacity, and 0.27 GW of recently awarded SECI project.



Reference- The Week, ET, PRNewswire