The Project will be executed on a turnkey basis at Dayapar site, Kutch District in the state of Gujarat and is scheduled to be commissioned by January 2024.
“This amongst many more in the future will help NTPC achieve its target of having over 60 GW Renewable Energy capacity constituting nearly 50% of its overall power generation capacity by 2032,” the company said in a press statement.
“This is the second project awarded by NTPC to INOX Wind in the recent past, post a 150 MW order received last year. A few years ago, INOX Wind had also successfully executed a 50 MW turnkey wind project for NTPC in Gujarat,” said Kailash Tarachandani, CEO, Inox Wind.
As part of the order, Inox Wind will supply and install DF 113/92 – 2.0 MW capacity Wind Turbine Generators with 113 meters rotor diameter and 92 meters hub height.
The common infrastructure facilities such as the 220 KV Pooling Substation at Dayapar and Extra High Voltage Transmission line has already been commissioned and thus the Project will be executed on a plug and play basis with a shorter gestation period.
Inox Wind will also provide comprehensive operation and maintenance (O&M) for the project. This will add to its multi gigawatt O&M fleet and help grow the overall profitability.
India has announced a renewable energy target of 175 GW by 2022 and a target of 450 GW by 2030. Given multiple opportunities in the industry along with various government initiatives such as ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ and the inauguration of the world’s largest Hybrid Renewable Energy Park of 30GW at Khavda Village in the district of Kutch in Gujarat.