GE Renewable Energy on Thursday said it has bagged a 102.6 MW wind turbine supply deal from Powerica Ltd for projects in Gujarat. “GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Powerica Ltd to supply 38 of its 2.7-132 onshore wind turbines to be installed at the Rajkot and Khambaliya wind farms in Gujarat, India,” a company statement said.
Both projects were won by clean energy firm Powerica Ltd through a competitive bidding process organised by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) and Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI), respectively and will have an output capacity of 51.3 MW each.
The Rajkot wind farm is located about 40 km outside of Rajkot city and will comprise 19 onshore wind turbines.
The Khambaliya wind farm is located 55 km outside of Jamnagar city and will comprise 19 onshore wind turbines.
The wind farms will generate clean electricity that will be sold through a long-term Power Purchase Agreement of 25 years.
Power will be distributed to consumers connected to the state grid and national grid, respectively.