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Moreover, the company’s bid of a highly competitive rate of Rs. 2.64 / unit (4.1 US cents/unit) is the lowest tariff in India. It’s also one of the lowest in the world, establishing Orange Renewable as one of the most competitive wind power producers in the world. Speaking on the development, Sudhir Nunes, CEO, Wind Business, Orange Renewable, said, “It is nothing short of a historic achievement for a young and steadily growing IPP like Orange. We were able to achieve our targeted returns at such a low tariff through a combination of factors, including ownership of critical development assets in a site with strong wind resources, strong relationships with global suppliers of lowest cost of energy technology, cost economy of scale associated with a single 200MW project, efficient sourcing of capital, sophisticated and innovative contracts and low offtake risks in terms of PPA and evacuation. We attribute this success to our disciplined focus on building project development, financing, construction management, and asset management capabilities.”
Based in the Toothukudi district of Tamil Nadu, this project will be connected to the inter-state transmission system/national grid. It will enable the flow of power from a region rich in wind resources to states with low wind resources. Furthermore, the goal is to help meet their energy needs. Moreover, comply with their renewable energy purchase obligations, and lock in stable, long-term power prices.
Moreover, rhe project will supply clean and affordable energy to approx. In addition, one hundred fifty thousand households and offset 650,000 equivalent tonnes of CO2.
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