Tue. May 21st, 2024


NHPC Limited has commissioned first 50 MW Wind Power Project located at Lakhmana, Jaisalmer District in Rajasthan.

The project consists of 25 nos. Wind Turbine Generators (WTGs) each of 2 MW capacity, which have been successively synchronized with the Grid in the month of October, 2016.

The project has been constructed on EPC basis with a cost of Rs 302.50 crores. Total annual mean generation from the project is estimated as 94.25 MUs with capacity utilization factor (CUF) of 21.54%.

The Power Purchase Agreement for purchase of 100% power generated from the project was signed with Rajasthan Urja Vyapar Nigam Limited on 28.09.2016. By 31st October, 2016, about 1.56 Lakh units of energy was generated by the project.