In a major boost for the renewable energy sector in Odisha, the state-owned power distribution company GRIDCO has announced that it will produce 400MW of wind power through the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The move is part of the state government’s efforts to increase the use of clean and renewable energy sources.
The 400MW wind power project is part of the SECI’s National Wind Energy Mission, which aims to increase the share of wind energy in the country’s energy mix and promote the development of wind energy projects across the country. GRIDCO will be responsible for setting up the wind power projects and integrating the power generated into the grid.
The project is expected to provide a significant boost to the local economy, creating jobs and generating income for local communities. Additionally, it will help to reduce the state’s dependence on fossil fuels and lower carbon emissions, contributing to a more sustainable energy future.
GRIDCO’s partnership with SECI is a significant step forward in the development of wind energy in Odisha and will play a critical role in helping the state achieve its renewable energy goals. The project is expected to be completed in the next few years and will help to boost the state’s energy security and increase access to clean, renewable energy for all.
With this announcement, Odisha continues to be at the forefront of India’s efforts to transition to a more sustainable energy future, and the state is poised to play a key role in the country’s transition to a green and low-carbon economy.