Nalco commissions Rs 283 crore wind power project in Jaisalmer
National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco), a Navratna PSU, has set up its 2nd wind power plant at Ludarva in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan with a capacity of 47.6 MW. The move is part of Nalco’s plan to diversify into other metals and the energy sector. One part of the project has been commissioned successfully and power production has commenced from 18 wind energy generators.
The Rs 283-crore wind power project is being executed through Gamesa Wind Turbines Private Ltd.,which involves erection of 56 Wind Turbines, each of 850 KW rating. This is Nalco’s second green initiative towards promoting sustainable development by harnessing the unconventional and renewable energy sources, which would credit the company with incentives from the government. The project is scheduled to be completed by August 2013.