Hindustan Salts Limited, a Government of India-owned
company, has invited expression of
interest from wind power developers to construct and develop a 100 MW wind
power project in Kharaghoda, Gujarat. The project will be developed under a
revenue sharing model between the developer and Hindustan Salts. Hindustan
Salts will provide the land to develop the project.
The scope of work includes, arranging, obtaining, and
maintaining all permits, licenses, approvals, no-objection certificates,
clearances from all authorities concerned to enable unhindered smooth progress
of all works during construction up-to power generation and injection to central
transmission utility (CTU) grid including operation of the project.
Hindustan Salts has enough land in the Kharaghoda area to
develop upwards of 1,000 MW of wind projects. Kharaghoda is located in the state
Gujarat, approximately 100 kms from Ahmedabad.
Mercom previously reported another 1,000
MW wind energy tender by the Solar Energy Corporation of India.