Ushdev Int. to set up wind farm at TN
Mumbai-based Ushdev International Ltd has firmed up plans to set up a 9.9Mw wind farm in the Theni district of Tamil Nadu at an estimated investment of Rs 60.9 crore. As part of its plans, Ushdev will procure six wind turbines of 1.65 Mw each from SVestas Wind Technology India Pvt Ltd.
The project which is due for completion next month is expected to increase the company’s total wind power capacity to 22.83 Mw from its current level of 12.93 Mw at a cumulative investment of approximately Rs125 crore. The company, which is primarily into steel trading diversified into power generation and trading in 1994. It has a 2.53-mw wind farm with 11 turbines in Tamil Nadu, in addition to other farms spread across Karnataka, Gujarat and Rajasthan.