ReNew Power Announces Commissioning of 300 MW Wind Farm

has announced that it has commissioned a 300 megawatt (MW) wind generation facility in the Indian state of Gujarat.

The project was previously awarded to ReNew’s operating subsidiary ReNew (AP2) Private Limited in a competitive E-reverse auction conducted by the Solar Corporation of

As previously announced, ReNew has entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination with RMG Acquisition Corporation II, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), that would result in ReNew becoming a publicly listed company.

Completion of the proposed transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to occur in the second quarter of 2021.

The 300 MW project, located in Gujarat’s Kutch District, will provide clean to the states of Haryana and Orissa at a wholesale rate of 2.44 Indian Rupees ( $0.034) per unit (kWh), a lowe rate than that of power generated through conventional thermal power plants in the region.

The project will also provide direct employment to over 200 people.

With this commissioning, will continue to be a leader in the renewable sector in the state of Gujarat, with commissioned wind generation capacity of 950 MW.

Speaking about the project, Founder, Chairman and CEO of ReNew Power, Sumant Sinha said, “The commissioning of our project in the state of Gujarat is a significant achievement for everyone at ReNew Power. The team worked hard to put together one of the largest wind farms in the state, with 120 turbines, and  laid 73 kms of extra high voltage transmission lines and over 330 kms of medium voltage transmission lines despite major disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is an important achievement for ReNew, and for as the country continues down the path of decarbonization.”