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.
- 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.