Oil India Ltd has commissioned a 52.5-MW commercial wind energy project developed partly in Gujarat and partly in Madhya Pradesh. A company statement said that another 500-KW captive solar project in Jorhat, Assam has also been commissioned.

The 52.5-MW project is split between a 27.3-MW capacity project operational at Kotiya in Gujarat and a 25.2-MW capacity project operational at Unchwas in Madhya Pradesh. “The Kotiya, Gujarat sub-part of the project was fully commissioned on January 12, while the Unchwas, Madhya Pradesh sub-part was fully commissioned on March 31,” the statement added.

With this, OIL’s present installed renewable energy capacity stood at 188.1 MW, including 174.1 MW of wind energy projects and 14 MW of solar energy projects.

OIL also commissioned a captive 500-KW solar power project at pump station number 3 in Jorhat, Assam on March 19.