As part of its diversification plans, the National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has set up its second wind power plant at Ludarva in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan with a capacity of 47.6 MW. A part of the project has been commissioned successfully and power production has commenced from 18 wind energy generators.
The Rs. 283 crore wind power project is being executed through Gamesa Wind Turbines, which involves erection of 56 wind turbines, each of 850 KW rating. This is the second green initiative of NALCO towards promoting sustainable development by harnessing the unconventional and renewable energy sources, which would credit the company with incentives from the Government. The project is scheduled to be completed by August 2013.