Several wind power projects have missed their completion deadlines. Wind energy companies (developers) blame the delay mainly on non-availability of land.
Ever since wind power projects began in February 2017 to be awarded through auctions to energy companies on the basis of who offers to sell power at the lowest prices, there have been 16 successful auctions so far (not counting the cancelled ones). Eighty projects, worth 14,412.64 MW of capacity have been awarded to wind developers.
Each auction has its own deadline for completion of projects awarded under it. By now, 5,087 MW of projects should have come up, against which the achievement is 1,707 MW. Read More
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