Welspun Renewables to set up 11 GW of solar energy (8,7 GW), wind power (2,3 GW)projects in India

Welspun Renewables has pledged to set up 11 gigawatts of solar power and wind energy projects across the country.


“The 11,001 megawatt capacity will be developed as 8,660 MW of solar energy and 2,341 MW of wind power projects,” the company said in a statement here.

In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of 100 GW, Welspun Renewables said it will commission over 1 GW of solar and wind capacities by the year end and the remaining over the next few years.

“We believe in Prime Minister Modi’s vision and are committed to doing our utmost in exponentially increasing India’s green energy capacities. Our 11,001 MW commitment is a direct reflection of how the solar and wind energy industries will be growing in the future,” said Vineet Mittal, Vice Chairman, Welspun Renewables.

In recent months, Welspun Renewables has signed renewable energy agreements of 1,100 MW with Gujarat and 100 MW power purchase agreements with Andhra Pradesh.

It plans to develop power projects pan India, with existing projects located in other high radiation zones like Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Punjab.