Recognised as a mega industrial project, the Greenko wind-solar hybrid project has been allotted around 4,766 acres of land. However, the company must complete the project within a period of four years (48 months), failing which the entire land will be handed back to the government of Andhra Pradesh.
The power generated from this wind-solar hybrid, along with standalone pumped storage, will be connected to the power grid substation and delivered outside the State, with no obligation for DISCOMs to purchase power. However, they will have the first right of refusal.
The Government of Andhra Pradesh aims to achieve 18,000 MW of renewable energy capacity by the year 2021-22, comprising 10,000 MW of solar power and 8,000 MW of wind power, which is 10% of the national target. Read more