THDCIL commissions its 2nd Wind Power Project of 63 MW at Dwarka, Gujarat
Rishikesh, 01st April, 2017: THDC INDIA LIMITED (THDCIL), a pioneer and Mini Ratna, Schedule A PSU under Ministry of Power, Govt. of India have commissioned its 2nd wind power project of 63 MW capacity in District Devbhumi Dwarka, Gujarat on 31.03.2017.
This 63 MW Wind Power project awarded to M/s Suzlon Energy Limited on 28th November 2016 with scheduled commissioning period of 4 months was actually implemented and commissioned in a record period of 3 months after obtaining Developer Permission and Transfer Permission from Govt. of Gujarat in December 2016. In this Wind Power project of 63 MW capacity (30 @ 2.1 MW = 63 MW), each Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) is of 2.1 MW capacity hybrid model with WTG height of 120 metres.
This has been the toughest project in the history of THDCIL and was successfully commissioned under the able and visionary leadership of Sh. D. V. Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, THDCIL. By commissioning this project on 31st March 2017, THDCIL has become entitled to receive Generation Based Incentive (GBI) of Rs. 63 Crore from Govt. of India. It is a landmark achievement for THDCIL, whose installed generation capacity has now increased to 1513 MW.
THDCIL is one of the premier power generators in the country with installed capacity of 1513 MW with commissioning of Tehri Dam & HPP (1000MW), Koteshwar HEP (400MW) and Wind Power Projects of 50MW at Patan & 63MW at Dwarka in Gujarat to its credit.