Centre steps in to broker peace between Gujarat, wind power projects developers


Centre steps in to broker peace between Gujarat, wind power projects developers

The Centre has stepped in to resolve the dispute between wind power project developers and the Gujarat State government over land allocation.

Project developers have alleged that the State is not leasing land for wind projects auctioned by central agencies such as the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The developers also allege that the State sought an assured supply of power to the State power distribution company (Discom) in return for allocation of land for the projects.

“There is no such impasse. We are in talks with the Gujarat government to ensure a resolution of this issue,” a top official in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy told BusinessLine. Read More

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