GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Continuum Green Energy to supply, install and commission a 148.5 MW wind power project in Gujarat. The Morjar, Bhuj wind farm will have 55 sets of GE Renewable Energy’s 2.7-132 onshore wind turbines. The project will produce enough wind power to electrify 125,000 houses in India. This wind farm was awarded to Continuum Green Energy by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in the Tranche – VI auction.
Continuum Green Energy was one of the six winnersselectedin March 2019 for the development of Tranche VI of SECI’s 1,200 MW of ISTS-connected wind power projects. It was awarded 150 MW at the lowest bidding tariff of Rs 2.82 per kWh. Other winners included Ostro Energy Private Limited, Adani Renewables, Powerica Limited, Ecoren Energy India, and SB Energy (SoftBank). The bids were invited by SECI in December 2018. The projects are to be developed across the country on a BOO basis.
An India-focused renewable energy platform, Continuum Green Energy is majority-owned by a global infrastructure fund managed by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners. It has 1+ GW of operating and under-construction capacity. Meanwhile, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts of clean renewable energy worldwide combining onshore and offshore wind, blades, hydro, storage, utility-scale solar, and grid solutions as well as hybrid renewables and digital services offerings.