A 130 MW wind power plant in Kutchh, Gujarat, has been put into operation by Adani Wind Energy Kutchh Five Limited, a division of Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL). With Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), the project has a 25 year power purchase agreement for 130 MW at a cost of Rs. 2.83 per kilowatt hour (kWh).
"With the successful commissioning of this plant, AGEL's operational wind generation capacity has increased to 1,101 MW and the total operational renewable generation capacity has increased to 8,216 MW," putting AGEL's overall renewable portfolio on track to meet its vision of 45 GW capacity by 2030.
The intelligent "Energy Network Operation Centre" (ENOC) platform of the Adani Group, which has repeatedly demonstrated and helped AGEL achieve superior operational performance of its entire renewable portfolio distributed across various locations in India, will be in charge of managing the newly commissioned plant.
"Through its subsequent projects, AGEL has continued to integrate the goal of sustainability with economic development, creating jobs as well as enabling decarbonization in line with India's commitment at United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris and taking it one step closer towards Climate Leadership." The share price of Adani Green was Rs971.95, up 0.12%, on the BSE early on Friday. The benchmark Sensex was up 0.51%.