Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd has commissioned a 8.4 MW wind power project in near Ilkal in Bagalkot district of Karnataka. The company has awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract to Suzlon Ltd. The scope of work involved design, supply of 4 wind turbine of 2.1 MW to generate around 260 lakh units per annum with an estimated annual savings of around Rs. 18 crore to the company.
The project cost is estimated at ₹ 590 million. It may be noted that, the company already has a 6.3 MW wind power project in Davangere and a 3.5 MW solar power plant at its airport premises in Bangalore.
Company Profile : Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd