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Nalco in process of augmenting wind power capacity to 223.90 MW

Nalco in process of augmenting wind power capacity to 223.90 MW

Nalco in process of augmenting wind power capacity to 223.90 MW

NEW DELHI: Nalco in process of augmenting wind power capacity to 223.90 MW – State-run Nalco is within the process of accelerating its wind generation capacity to 223.90 MW by adding another project in Tamil Nadu at a cost of Rs 163 crore. National Aluminium Company Ltd (Nalco) has established wind generation plants of 198.40 MW capacity in various states, its Chairman and director Sridhar Patra said during a report.

The company is within the “process of augmenting its wind generation capacity to 223.90 MW by adding another wind generation project of capacity 25.5 MW at Kayathar, Tamil Nadu, at a cost of Rs 163 crore through REGen Powertech Pvt Ltd,” the CMD said within the latest report of the organization.

However, the work isn’t completed yet thanks to cash crunch with the executing agency,” he said.

The executing agency REGen has subsequently been mentioned NCLT, which has engaged an Insolvency Resolution Professional (IRP).

The matter has been haunted by IRP who is taking necessary action to finish and commission the project during a time-bound manner, he said.

The company has said that it’s adopted green energy initiatives like the generation of wind generation and solar energy to see the emission of greenhouse gases and associated heating.

The first wind generation plant of capacity 50.4 MW in Gandikota, Andhra Pradesh was commissioned in December 2012, the second plant of 47.6 MW capacity in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan was commissioned in January 2014, of fifty MW 3rd plant in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, and 50.4 MW wind project in Sangli, Maharashtra were commissioned in 2016-17, the report said.

Four wind generation units have generated 310 MU net wind generation in 2019-20.

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