Adani Wind, the wind energy solutions division of Adani New Industries Limited (ANIL), which is a subsidiary of Adani Enterprises, has said that its 5.2 megawatts (MW) wind turbine generator (WTG) has received type certification from WindGuard GmbH. This is India’s largest wind turbine generator and the certification enables Adani Wind to start series production for global markets.
Adani Wind’s 5.2 MW wind turbine has a rotor diameter of 160 meters with a swept area of 20,106 square meters and a tip height of 200 meters, making it one of the most powerful onshore wind turbines in the world. The 5.2 MW WTG is developed by Adani Wind in collaboration with W2E Wind to Energy GmbH, Germany.
“The certification under IEC System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in Renewable Energy Applications (IECRE) affirms that the Adani Wind’s 5.2 MW WTG meets highest quality and safety standards and provides international recognition to this turbine,” Adani Wind says in a statement.
The type certification acknowledges Adani WTG’s conformity with the globally recognised IEC 61400 series standards and regulations for design, testing and manufacturing. WindGuard carried out the testing of the WTG prototype, installed at Mundra, Gujarat.
Vneet Jaain, Director, Adani New Industries, says, “The type certificate reaffirms the quality and robustness of our 5.2 MW WTG platform built to bring down Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE). The certification is a boost to our endeavor of making India the global manufacturing hub for renewable equipment.
“India has emerged as a trusted partner as economies prioritise building efficient and resilient global supply chains. We are focused on building a portfolio of high-yield next generation wind turbines made in India and are well-poised to cater to the global wind energy demand,” Jaain adds.
Milind Kulkarni, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Adani Wind, says, “The certification is a testament to our R&D efforts focused on enabling higher Annual Energy Production (AEP) of wind power plants and enhancing the profitability for customers. We thank our team for their commitment and unwavering focus on leveraging technology to enable affordable, reliable, and sustainable power for all.”
Adani Wind is focused on enabling the clean energy transition globally. The company has an integrated manufacturing ecosystem for WTG located at Mundra, Gujarat. The blade manufacturing unit and the nacelle and hub assembly unit, which are located close to Mundra port, strategically gives Adani Wind the advantage of efficiently and cost effectively cater to both domestic and international markets. Adani Wind aims to become a leading global wind Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and is ramping up the Mundra facility to 5 GW.
Reacting to the news, Adani Enterprises shares opened higher at ₹2,548.95 against the previous closing price of ₹2,516.20 on the BSE.
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