New Delhi, Oct 26 (UNI) Wind turbines with a capacity aggregating 9522 MW have been installed in the country since the end of the last month, said an official release issued here today.
As compared to the target of Tenth Five Year Plan, in which about 5456 MW of wind power was generated,a target of achieving additional 10,500 MW has been fixed for the Eleventh Five Year Plan.
The capacities of wind turbines installed in the country ranges from 225 KW to 1650 KW.
Adequate manufacturing facilities exist in the country for achieving the above target.
A total of 216 potential locations have so far been identified in 13 States and Union territories which could be considered suitable for installation of wind turbines, the release added.
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