September 24, 2009
The CLP Group announced recently that it will develop its sixth Indian wind farm, located in Theni in Tamil Nadu.
With the 99 MW Theni project, CLP India’s portfolio of committed wind energy investments will grow to approximately 450MW, making CLP one of the largest wind energy developers in India. This investment will bring the total Group renewable investments to over 1,300 MW.
CLP entered an agreement with Vestas Wind Technology India Private Limited to develop the green-field project. The wind farm will involve the building of 60 wind turbines of 1,650 KW capacity each.
CLP has recently completed its acquisition of the 50.4 MW Indian wind farm in Maharashtra from its 50% joint venture partner, Roaring 40s, in June. CLP’s largest wind farm, Andhra Lake project, is located in the western state of Maharashtra in India with a capacity of 113.6 MW.
CLP India is one the largest foreign investors in Indian power sector. In addition to its renewable energy portfolio, it owns and operates a modern 655 MW combined cycle gas power plant in Village Paguthan in Gujarat and is also building a 1,320 MW domestic supercritical coal-fired power project at Jhajjar in the northern state of Haryana, a project it won through international competitive bidding in July 2008.