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Sembcorp Awarded 180 MW Wind Power Project from the 11th Round of Auctions by SECI in India


Sembcorp Industries’ wholly-owned subsidiary in India has been formally awarded a 180-megawatt (MW) wind power project in the 11th nationwide wind power auction held recently. 

The letter of award from SECI for the project has been received by Sembcorp’s renewables subsidiary Green Infra Wind Energy Limited. The project is proposed to be situated in Karnataka.

Upon completion of the project, its power output will be sold to SECI under a 25-year long-term power purchase agreement. 

Vipul Tuli – CEO of South Asia, Sembcorp Industries said: “Winning the 180MW SECI wind power project is an endorsement of our competitiveness and capabilities in renewable energy. It aligns with our target of growing our renewable portfolio and fits well with our long-term commitment to India’s energy transition.” 

Sembcorp in 2020 completed the commissioning of 800MW of wind projects won from the first three SECI bids. With the win of 180MW wind power project, Sembcorp’s total capacity of installed and under construction renewable energy assets in India is more than 2.3 gigawatts (GW). 

Globally, Sembcorp continues to actively grow its renewable energy offering as a leading provider of sustainable solutions. 

With this win, Sembcorp Industries the Singapore parent Company of the Sembcorp India now has a renewables portfolio of more than 3.5GW in operation and under development across Singapore, China, India, Vietnam, and the UK.