SJVN, Hindustan Salt to set up 5,000 MW solar/wind park in Gujarat


Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) along with Hindustan Salt will set up ultra mega hybrid renewable energy park, having up to 5,000 MW power generation capacity in Gujarat.

The proposed park would have both solar and wind plants.

The park will be developed on the surplus salt pan land of Hindustan Salt.

It would have the generation capacity of 4,000-5,000 MW?including about 3,500?4,200 MW solar and 600?800 MW wind capacities.

Initially, the SJVN will develop all the infrastructure facilities like roads, drainage system, power supply and water supply system, evacuation arrangement from the plot to evacuation sub-station.

At present, SJVN operates two hydel projects including India’s largest 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri station in Himachal Pradesh. ?

As part of diversification, Nand Lal Sharma, Director (Personnel), SJVN, said it is already developing a wind energy project in Maharashtra.

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