NALCO setting up wind power plant in Rajasthan

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 11:10 hrs

Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) said Thursday it is setting up its second wind power plant in Rajasthan with an investment of Rs.283 crore.

The 47.6 MW plant would be set up at Ludarva in Jaisalmer district. The project will be executed through Gamesa Wind Turbines Private Ltd., the company said in a statement.

This is the second green initiative of NALCO towards promoting sustainable development by harnessing the unconventional and renewable energy sources, which would credit the company with incentives from the government.

The project is scheduled to be completed in about eight months. The Odisha headquartered NALCO is India's third largest aluminium producer.

Earlier, it commissioned its first wind power plant of 50.4 MW capacity at Gandikota in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh in December, 2012 at an investment of Rs.274 crore.

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