Welspun Renewables Commissions 126 MW Pratapgarh Wind Project
Helps India Meet its COP 21 targets by setting up Mega Clean Energy Project in Rajasthan
Marches one step closer to completing its target of 1GW of solar and wind plants well within this financial year end
- Largest wind project in the company’s portfolio till date
- 7,25,760 homes to get access to clean, green energy, replacing the need to source carbon based energy generation
- 2,11,922 tonnes of carbon emissions will be mitigated by this project
Mumbai, December 7th, 2015 Welspun Renewables, one of India’s leading clean energy companies, announced commissioning of its 126 MW wind project located in Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan. The project is the largest wind project in the company’s portfolio. The project will generate 290 million units of clean energy and help mitigate 2,11,922 tonnes of carbon emissions annually. INR 840 crores was secured to build this mega wind capacity.
Mr. Vineet Mittal, Vice Chairman, Welspun Renewables said, “This project is a testimony of our aggressive approach to the renewable energy business and our wind business in particular. Our project site in Pratapgarh is one of the most suitable sites in the country for wind energy. Like most of our solar and wind projects, this will also be among the highest generating power plants in India. I would like to thank the Rajasthan government for their strong support in helping us make this project a reality. We are committed to powering a clean and a green India and this project takes us one step closer to our vision”
Welspun Renewables has successfully developed all its projects well before their scheduled deadlines and at a lower cost ratio as compared to other developers in the clean energy sector. The company has successfully commissioned approx 700 MW (DC) capacity of clean energy projects across the country till date.
In line with the government’s renewable energy initiatives, Welspun Renewables is well on target to commission 1 GW of solar and wind power projects by the end of this financial year. We are currently present in 10 states across India.
About Welspun Renewables: (www.welspunrenewables.com)
Welspun Renewables is a leading independent developer of renewable energy projects. In line with Honorable Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi’s 175 GW renewable vision, we are committed to establishing mega renewable capacities across the country. In the next few years the organization will be setting up 5000 MW renewable capacities and of this 1000 MW capacity will be commissioned within this financial year Within a short span, the clean energy generator has pioneered solar power generation, both in terms of plant size and total installed capacity. Its power plants are among the highest generating renewable energy projects in the country and have been built ahead of committed timelines, thereby helping the country meet its renewable energy targets. Welspun Renewables holds the distinction of winning and operating one of the world’s largest solar projects of 151 MW (DC). Through its strong commitment to triple bottom line, Welspun Renewables is working for underserved communities in area of education, empowerment & healthcare. Through its projects Welspun Renewables has mitigated approximately 1.2 million tons of CO2 emissions till date.