Oil India Commissions Renewable Energy Projects
Oil India Limited (OIL), India’s second largest national exploration & production company, has successfully commissioned its fourth commercial Wind Energy Project, viz. a 52.5 MW project in the states of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
The 52.5 MW project is split between a 27.3 MW capacity project operational at Kotiya in Gujarat and a 25.2 MW capacity project operational at Unchwas in Madhya Pradesh. The Kotiya, Gujarat subpart of the project was fully commissioned on 12th January 2018, while the Unchwas, M.P. subpart was fully commissioned on 31st March 2018.
The project is fully funded by OIL. The Operation & Maintenance will be done by Suzlon Energy Limited (SEL), Delhi who are also the project developers. With this, OIL’s present installed capacity under the Renewable Energy domain (Commercial Wind Energy and Solar Energy projects) stands at an impressive 188.1 MW with 174.1 MW of Wind Energy Projects and 14 MW of Solar Energy Projects respectively.
OIL also commissioned a captive 500 KW Solar Energy Project at Pump Station # 3, Jorhat, Assam on 19th March 2018, to complement the power requirements of the pump station. The project is fully funded by OIL. The operation & maintenance will be done by M/s Ujaas Energy Limited, Indore who were also the project developers