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Only 30% of wind capacity commissioned due to unviable bids, policy delay

The slow execution in turn has left the original equipment manufacturers (OEM) industry with 10 per cent utilization and revenue loss

Only 30% of wind capacity commissioned due to unviable bids, policy delay
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Amritha Pillay Mumbai
Of the around 2943 megawatt (MW) capacity of wind power that was bid out in 2017, less than 30 per cent has been commissioned so far. Industry officials point out unviable bidding and delay in formulation in Gujarat’s new land policy has contributed to the slow implementation.

Of the 2943 MW capacity was bid out through Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, data sourced from industry sources shows around 825 MW has been commissioned so far. The slow execution in turn has left the original equipment manufacturers (OEM) industry with 10 per cent utilization and revenue

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First Published: Feb 28 2019 | 4:27 PM IST

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