Piyush Goyal sanctions purchase of 1050 MW of wind power

Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday presided over the signing of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for the purchase of 1050 MW wind power under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)’s first Wind Auction Scheme here.

As per the agreements signed, Mytrah Energy, Inox Wind and Ostro Kutch Wind Pvt. Ltd. would supply wind power of capacity 250 MW each. Further, Green Infra would supply 249.9 MW and Adani Green Energy 50 MW from their wind power projects through inter-state transmission system at a tariff of Rs. 3.46 per kWh discovered through the open and transparent competitive bidding process.

PTC India tied-up this wind power for sale to DISCOMS of a number of States. Under this, Uttar Pradesh would get 449.9 MW, Bihar 200 MW, Jharkhand 200 MW, Delhi 100 MW, Assam 50 MW and Odisha 50MW for meeting their non-solar Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO).

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