Investment in 20MW Wind Farm in Jaffna – Beta Power (Pvt) Ltd. and Joule Power (Pvt) Ltd.

Marking a foray into investment in Wind energy, RENEWGEN has invested in a 10% stake of the proposed 2 x 10MW wind farm in Jaffna. The plant was commissioned in December 2014.

The Vallimunai 10 MW wind power plant is developed by Beta Power (Pvt) Ltd. The plant is located approximately 360 km away from Colombo in the Killinochchi District, and consists of a total of 8 turbines placed in a single row facing the Jaffna lagoon. It contributes over 35 Giga Watt hours of green energy to the National Grid.

Joule Power (Pvt) Ltd developed the Pollupalai 10MW plant alongside the Vallimunai plant. The plant is located approximately 360 km away from Colombo in the Killinochchi District, and consists of a total of 8 turbines placed in a single row facing the Jaffna lagoon. It contributes over 35 Giga Watt hours of green energy to the National Grid.

Beta Power (Pvt) Ltd Joule Power (Pvt) Ltd
Plant Capacity 10MW 10MW
Project Location Vallimunai Puloppalai
Turbine Type 1500 kW (ReGen V82) 1500 kW (ReGen V82)
Generator PMG PMG
Hub Height 85m 85m
Rotor Diameter 82m 82m
Power Regulation 100% variable speed 100% variable speed
Average Wind Speed 7.5 m/s (At 60m) 7.5 m/s (At 60m)
Air Density 1.18kg/m3 1.18kg/m3
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