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Scheme for Setting up of 1000 MW CTU-connected Wind Power Projects - 2016

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Nodal Agency

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

Applicable Technologies

CTU-connected wind power projects.

Policy Period


Targets under Policy

1000 MW capacity is envisaged for bidding in 2016-17. However, this may be revised by MNRE, based on demand.

Incentive Amount

  • No separate Central Financial Assistance is envisaged for implementation of the scheme.
  • The bidders will be free to avail fiscal incentives like accelerated depreciation (AD), generation based incentive (GBI), concessional customs and excise duties, tax holidays, etc., available for such projects as per prevailing conditions and rules.


Eligibility Conditions

  • Eligible project capacity by a single bidder in non-windy states is minimum 50 MW and maximum 250 MW

  • In addition to the DISCOMs of non-windy states, bulk consumers of any state/UT who intend to buy at least 10 MW of wind power do so under the scheme.

Implementing Agencies

  • MNRE: Will issue guidelines for transparent bidding process for scheme implementation.

  • SECI: Through a transparent procedure SECI shall select a trading company which will sign a Power Purchase Agreement with the selected developers at bid tariff, and a back-to-back Power Sale Agreement with DISCOMs of non-windy states at a pooled price of the total bids selected. SECI shall also issue the Request for Selection (RfS) document.

  • State Nodal Agencies (SNAs): Shall provide necessary support to facilitate the required approvals and sanctions in a time bound manner.

Additional Information

MNRE has issued guidelines for the scheme which are available at:  





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