Wind Power

Wind Power in India

Wind power contributes roughly 4% of power generated across the world. The gentle blowing breeze generates around 370000 MW of power in over 100 countries. From a peripheral and unconventional energy, wind power has come a long way and has become a mainstream sector with innovation, modernization and technology upgradation.

In India, wind power contributes 12% of total energy generation and it ranks 5th in global rank. In India, rapid growth of wind power generation started after year 2005 and it has grown exponentiall
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Senvion launches 4 new wind turbine models in India

Senvion, the Germany based wind turbine manufacturer has launched four new turbine models in India to capture the growing market. The 2.3-2.4 MW turbines are suited for high temperatures up to +50 degrees C, will have a modular design, four rotor diameters from 110-124 metres, and hub heights from 90-120 metres. With the new 2.XM products, Senvion meets the certification and the statutory rules of India.
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New wind turbine technology which lowers costs

Avant Garde Innovations (AGI), a clean energy startup floated by brothers Arun (34) and Anoop George (30), has designed a innovative turbine that promises to bring down the cost of small wind power plants by three quarters, making them affordable for households and promising near maintenance-free service for five years. The Georges have already filed for a patent for their design. The design was recognised by the United Nations Foundation, AGI's turbine is capable of generating power even at very low wind speeds. The 1 kw-capacity equipment can provide about five units of power every day ? deemed enough for meeting the energy needs of a middle-income household every day.
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