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Torrent inks pact to develop 197.40 MW wind power project

“The said capacity will be developed across three sites in Kutch and Bhavnagar districts of the state. The project is expected to be commissioned by March 2017,” stated an official release from the company Monday.

The city-based Torrent Power Limited has entered into a contract with a leading group manufacturing wind turbine generators for developing 197.40 MW of wind power project in Gujarat.

“The said capacity will be developed across three sites in Kutch and Bhavnagar districts of the state. The project is expected to be commissioned by March 2017,” stated an official release from the company Monday.

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In order to fulfil its renewable power purchase obligation, Torrent Power forayed into renewable energy generation in the year 2012, by commissioning the 49.60 MW wind power project at Lalpur, Jamnagar.

Subsequently, the company also commissioned (through its wholly-owned subsidiary) the 51 MW Solar Power Project at Charanka Solar Park, Gujarat in year 2015. Torrent Power is also implementing the 81 MW solar power project at Kamrej, Surat and the 136.80 MW wind power project in Rajkot and Surendranagar districts.