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ReNew Power commissions Phase I of 250-MW wind power project

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on August 28, 2018

The 250-MW wind power project was won at a tariff of 3.46 INR/unit by Ostro Kutch Wind Pvt Ltd in April 2017.

ReNew Power Ltd has commissioned Phase I -126 Mega Watt (MW) of its 250-MW wind power project located in Kutch district of Gujarat.

Power generated from this project will be supplied to the northern and eastern states of UP, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha using the inter-state transmission system (ISTS) network. The project is part of India’s first wind power reverse auction concluded by Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltdin February 2017 under the 1,000-MW ISTS network.

The 250-MW wind power project was won at a tariff of 3.46 INR/unit by Ostro Kutch Wind Pvt Ltd in April 2017, which, through an acquisition of OstroEnergy Pvt Ltd and its portfolio of wind and solar energy projects, became a part of ReNew Power in March 2018.

“ReNew Power is India’s first renewable energy company to commission the first wind power project under ISTS scheme of SECI I wind auction,” Sumant Sinha, Chairman and Managing Director, ReNew Power Ltd, said.

Ostro Kutch Wind awarded this 250-MW 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.

“This project milestone underlines the broad range of capabilities and experience we have in turnkey projects across the globe,” said Danny Nielson, Chief Operating Officer of Vestas Asia Pacific.

Published on August 28, 2018

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