Renew Power Commissions 126 MW of First Reverse Wind Auction in India

ReNew Power’s this project is part of the country’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).

ReNew Power CMD Sumant Sinha

India’s one of the leading renewable energy IPP, ReNew Power has successfully commissioned Phase 1 (126 MW) of its 250 MW wind project located in Kutch district of Gujarat.

ReNew Power’s this project is part of the country’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).

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

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

Commenting on the development, ReNew Power, CMD, Sumant Sinha said, “ReNew Power is India’s first renewable energy company to commission the first wind power project under ISTS scheme of SECI I wind auction. This is indeed a memorable moment for all of us as this milestone was achieved well ahead of commissioning date and I want to thank all the stakeholders who supported us.”

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.

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Manu Tayal

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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