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Welspun Renewables Commissions 126 MW Pratapgarh Wind Project

Published 07 December 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.

Source: Company Press Release