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Tata Power to acquire 20.95 MW wind assets

New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Tata Power, India’s leading private sector power producer, Monday said it is acquiring 20.95 MW operating wind assets in Maharashtra from Niskalp Energy.

The company will also install additional capacity of 150-200 MW in

Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu this year, a company press release said.

Tata Power has 200 MW installed capacity in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka.

Tata Power Managing Director Prasad Menon said the company so far generated 20 percent of power form ‘clean sources’, which will increase to 25 percent in three-four years.

‘Today our wind portfolio is 200 MW and going forward we intend to add substantially to our renewables portfolio,’ he said.

In September 2009, it had commissioned 2 MW-class wind turbines, which in the first phase was powering installed capacity of 10 MW. After the first phase ends, ‘a second phase of 88 MW is on the anvil’, added the press release.

— Indo-Asian News Service

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