Adani Enterprises Ltd said on Wednesday that its arm Adani New Industries Ltd has received an important international certification and will now be able to start production of 5.2 MW series wind turbine generators for global markets.
The company has so far produced and supplied 5.2 MW of wind turbine generators (WTGs) to domestic wind turbine industry players.
“Adani Wind’s 5.2 MW WTGs, which are India’s largest, have received type certification from WindGuard GmbH. The certification enables Adani Wind to start series production for global markets,” Adani Enterprises Limited (AEL) said in a regulatory filing.
Adani Wind is the wind energy solutions division of Adani New Industries Limited (ANIL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Adani Enterprises Ltd.
The certification to standards relating to equipment for use in renewable energy applications confirms that the company’s 5.2 MW WTG meets the highest quality and safety standards and gives international recognition to this turbine, the filing said.
“The type certificate confirms the quality and robustness of our 5.2 MW WTG platform built to bring down levelized energy costs,” ANIL director Vneet Jaain said in the filing.
“The certification is a boost to our efforts to make India the global manufacturing hub for renewable equipment. We are focused on building a portfolio of high-performance next-generation wind turbines manufactured in India and are well equipped to cater to the global wind energy demand. ,” he said.
Adani Wind’s 5.2 MW wind turbine has a rotor diameter of 160 meters and a tip height of 200 meters, making it one of the most powerful onshore wind turbines in the world, the filing said.
The 5.2 MW WTG has been developed by Adani Wind in collaboration with W2E Wind to Energy GmbH, Germany at their plant in Kutch, Gujarat, it added.
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