Guidelines for implementation of wind resource assessment in uncovered/ new areas under NCEF scheme and subsequent development

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been carrying out a Wind Resource Assessment (WRA) Programme in the country through the Centre for Wind Energy Technology (C-WET), Chennai in association with State Nodal Agencies. The Ministry has initiated a new scheme on implementation of Wind Resource Assessment in Uncovered / New Areas with an aim to assess the realistic potential at 100m level in 500 new stations under the National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) also to be implemented through C-WET. Under this scheme, 40% of the total project cost will be provided from NCEF as reimbursement through C-WET and balance 60% of the total project cost shall have to borne together by the concerned State Nodal Agencies (SNA) of State Government and private developer(s) undertaking the wind resource assessment.