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Tata Power starts running 21MW wind power project in Rajasthan

by RajasthanDirect
Apr 26, 2013

Tata Power announced commissioning of 21-MW wind project in Rajasthan. The company has signed an agreement of installing 30 MW in the state of Rajasthan.

With this, the total power generation capacity of Tata Power stands at 8521 MW.

Generation through clean sources such as hydro, wind and solar today stands at 873 MW and thermal power generation capacity at 7648 MW.

In wind power generation, Tata Power has an operating capacity of 397 MW which is spread across five states—Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Karnataka. Further, its South Africa JV with Exxaro called Cennergi has been shortlisted as preferred bidder for two wind projects of 234 MW— Amakhala 139 MW and Tsitsikamma 95 MW projects.

Anil Sardana, managing director, Tata Power, said, “It’s our endeavour to have 20- 25 per cent of our total generation capacity from clean energy sources. Wind energy is an important part of our renewable energy portfolio and we aim to add 150-200 MW annually. Through this project, we have now made a foray into Rajasthan.”

Tata Power has three of its renewable energy projects registered under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) programme of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). These projects include 50.4MW wind power project at Samana, 50.4 MW wind project at Khandke, Maharashtra, and 25MW solar project at Mithapur, Gujarat.

src: http://www.constructionweekonline.in/article-8119-tata_power_commissions_21_mw_wind_project/

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