Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited recently announced it has commisioned a total of 34.8 Megawatt (MW) renewable energy projects in the districts of Kutch and Rajkot in Gujarat. The 34.8 MW capacity installed is divided between two projects; a 16.8 MW ptoject at Nakhatrana Wind Farm Site and a 18 MW project at Rojmal Wind Farm Site, Gujarat. The Kutch project comprises of 8 turbines of 2.1 MW each while the Rajkot project has 9 wind turbines of 2 MW each, the company said in a statement.
GIPCL has also issued Letters of Intent (LoI) to Vikram Solar for two Solar PV Power Projects of 40 MW each at Plot No. 1 and 3 at Gujarat Solar Park in Patan. The LoI are for an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis. Vikram Solar will also be responsible for operation and maintanence the two projects for ten years, the projects are scheduled to be commissioned by June, 2017, the company release added. GIPCL was formed in 1985 as Public Limited company under the auspices of Government of Gujarat. The company has a total present capacity of Vadodara and Mangrol Plants of 815 MW.