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Published on May 15th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

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Largest Wind Farm in India Crosses 1,000 MW of Capacity

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May 15th, 2012 by Zachary Shahan
 
 
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Suzlon Group recently announced that its Jaisalmer wind farm, the largest in India, crossed 1,000 MW (or 1 GW) of capacity. It actually crossed that number on April 1 of this year (reaching 1,064 MW of capacity at that time).

“We credit this success to the support from the Government of Rajasthan, our customers and local communities,” said Suzlon Group Chairman Tulsi Tanti.

“The development of the wind park was initiated by Suzlon in August 2011 and comprises of Suzlon’s entire wind portfolio – ranging from the earliest 350 kW model to the latest S9X-2.1 MW series. The first S9X wind turbine in India was commissioned at the Tujeva site in Baramsar, Jaisalmer,” Climate Connect writes.

“The wind park comprises of a cluster of wind farm sites within Jaisalmer including Amarsagar Badabaug, Tejuva and Soda Moda among others. The wind park houses projects of various companies including Mytrah Energy, Hindustan Zinc Limited, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Rajasthan State Mines & Mineral Limited, Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited and Rajasthan Gums Limited.”

Sources: Power India & Climate Connect
Image: Jaisalmer wind turbines via Daniel Bachhuber

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