Rishikesh, 03 January, 2017: THDC India Limited (THDCIL) entered into another Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a wind power project of 63 MW with Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) at Vadodara on 03.01.2017. The agreement was signed by Sh. Ajay Mathur, General Manager (Commercial), on behalf of the THDCIL and Ms. Sailaja Vachhrajani GM (IPP), on behalf of the GUVNL.
Sh. Rajiv Dhall, DGM, SQ Ahmed, Company Secretary from THDCIL and Sh. K.P.Jangid, General Manager (Commerce) Sh. AN Khambhatta Superintending Engineer (Commercial), Sh. VT Patel, Deputy Engineer (Commercial), from the GUVNL were also present on this occasion.
THDCIL forayed into wind power as diversification measure in June 2016 by successful commissioning of 50 MW Wind Power Project in Patan, Gujarat, after installing Tehri HPP of 1000MW and Koteshwar HEP of 400 MW in the Garhwal Himalayas.
THDCIL, has further expanded in Gujarat with its 63 MW wind power project in Dwarka district taking the total Wind Capacity to 113 MW. THDCIL is shortly commencing generation from 30 Wind Turbine Generators (each of 2.1 MW) totalling 63 MW. This plant shall generate to approx. 135 Million Units (MUs) of electrical energy annually and strengthen the western grid.
THDCIL is one of the premier hydro power generators in the country with installed capacity of 1450 MW with commissioning of Tehri Dam & HPP (1000MW), Koteshwar HEP (400MW) and 50MW Wind Power Project at Patan Gujarat to its credit and is bestowed with ‘Mini Ratna’ Category –I & Schedule ‘A’ Status.