Rajasthan News

NALCO Will Setup Second Wind Power Plant In Jaisalmer

by RajasthanDirect
Jan 18, 2013

As part of its diversification plans, the National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) has been foraying into other metals and energy sectors, according to a company release here on Thursday.

The Nalco is going to set up its second wind power plant at Ludarva in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan with a capacity of 47.6 MW. The Rs 283-crore project would be executed through Gamesa Wind Turbines Private Ltd, which involves erection of 56 wind turbines, each of 850 KW rating. Nalco Director (P&T) NR Mohanty laid the foundation-stone of the project on January 12.

This is Nalco’s second green initiative towards promoting sustainable development by harnessing unconventional and renewable energy sources. The project is scheduled to be completed in about eight months.

Earlier, the company had commissioned its first wind power plant of 50.4-MW capacity at Gandikota in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh on December 30 last.

src: The Pioneer

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