NHPC commissions 50 MW wind power project in Rajasthan

Government-run National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) announced commissioning of a 50 MW wind power project in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The project consists of 25 numbers of wind turbine generators each of 2 MW capacity, which has been successfully synchronized with grid in October 2016.

Further, NHPC has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with INOX wind and Rajasthan government for the project.

About NHPC:

  • Central Government enterprise engaged in development of hydroelectric power in all aspects.
  • Mini Ratna Category- I
  • Established: 1975.
  • Headquarters: Faridabad, Haryana.
  • Besides, hydroelectric power the company has expanded its objects to include other sources of energy like Solar, Geothermal, Tidal, Wind etc
  • NHPC is engaged in construction of 5 power projects aggregating to a total installed capacity of 4290 MW including 1000 MW (Pakal Dul hydroelectric project) executed through JV company.