ReNew Power has recently installed India’s firstever 3x platform Wind Turbine Generators (WTGs) in Gadag, Karnataka. The WTGs have a nameplate capacity of 3.3-3.465 MW and are 128-140m in height. They offer significantly improved capacity over models installed in India to date, which typically have a nameplate capacity of 2-3 MW.
The new WTGs will be a part of the country’s first ‘Round The Clock’ renewable energy project, combining wind, solar and a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). This project will produce enough energy to power over 1 million households in India annually.
In a national first for an Indian business, other than an OEM, the installations have been completely executed in-house wind EPC team – including land procurement, the construction of foundations, crane management for the WTG installations and transmission build-out. ReNew completed the on-site installations of the WTGs in 5 days each.
Commenting on the development, Sumant Sinha, Chairman & CEO, ReNew Power, said: “As an organization we are always pushing for the implementation and wide usage of renewable energy resources in India. We want a carbon emission-free India whose growth story is powered by clean energy. Renewable energy can enable Indian companies to expand in a manner that is pollution free. At ReNew, our aim is to further expand our wind power capacity to serve as many people as we can, as soon as we can. This installation brings us one step closer to our goal of boosting India’s economic growth by accelerating the clean energy transition.”