Tata Power developing 160 MW wind projects in India

Monday, 28 October 2013 06:31 Harikumar B

Tata PowerAugmenting its renewable energy portfolio, Tata Power is developing wind projects having total generation capacity of over 160 MW in the country.  The private power producer already has an installed wind energy generation capacity of 398 MW with projects across Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

"Tata Power is developing wind power projects of over 160 MW in India," Tata Power Managing Director Anil Sardana said in a statement today.

Besides wind, the company has presence in solar power generation and is also implementing hydro projects.

Meanwhile, the company saw its electricity generation from wind projects rose 43 percent to 813 Million Units in the year ended March 2013. The same stood at 569 MUs in the previous twelve months.

This growth is mainly attributed to the Agaswadi wind farms which had an increased generation of 85 MUs and Poolavadi with 140 MUs, according to the statement.

"We are proud to have increased our wind generation capacity by a record of 43 percent, which proves our commitment towards to generating 20-25 percent of our total generation capacity from clean energy sources," Sardana said.

The company has an overall installed generation capacity of 8,500 MW.

Source- Zee news