Ahmedabad– Adani Wind, the wind energy solutions division of Adani New Industries Limited (ANIL), proudly announced today that its 5.2 MW Wind Turbine Generator (WTG), the largest in India, has achieved type certification from WindGuard GmbH. This prestigious certification marks a significant milestone and green light for Adani Wind to commence series production for global markets. The certification, issued under the IEC System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in Renewable Energy Applications (IECRE), underscores the impeccable quality, safety, and international recognition of Adani Wind's flagship turbine.
The type certification serves as a testament to Adani WTG's alignment with globally recognized IEC 61400 series standards and regulations governing design, testing, and manufacturing in the wind energy sector. Rigorous testing and verification were conducted on the WTG prototype, located at Mundra, Gujarat.
Mr. Vneet Jaain, Director of Adani New Industries Limited, expressed his delight, stating, The type certificate reaffirms the quality and robustness of our 5.2 MW WTG platform, designed to drive down the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE). This certification is a testament to our commitment to transform India into a global manufacturing hub for renewable equipment. India has gained recognition as a trusted partner in a world where economies are prioritizing the establishment of efficient and resilient global supply chains. We are steadfast in building a portfolio of high-yield, next-generation wind turbines, manufactured in India, ready to meet the global demand for wind energy.
Mr. Milind Kulkarni, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Adani Wind, added, This certification validates our intensive research and development efforts aimed at enhancing the Annual Energy Production (AEP) of wind power plants and improving profitability for our valued customers. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our dedicated team for their unwavering focus on leveraging technology to provide affordable, reliable, and sustainable power for all.
Adani Wind's 5.2 MW wind turbine boasts impressive specifications, featuring a massive rotor diameter of 160 meters, a swept area covering 20,106 square meters, and an impressive tip height of 200 meters. These attributes collectively establish it as one of the most potent onshore wind turbines in the world. Notably, this 5.2 MW WTG is a result of Adani Wind's collaboration with W2E Wind to Energy GmbH, Germany.
Adani Wind, the wind energy solutions division of Adani New Industries Limited (ANIL), is committed to facilitating the global clean energy transition. The company boasts an integrated manufacturing ecosystem for Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) situated in Mundra, Gujarat. This strategically located blade manufacturing unit, nacelle, and hub assembly unit, near Mundra port, positions Adani Wind to efficiently and cost-effectively serve both domestic and international markets. Adani Wind aspires to emerge as a leading global wind Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and is scaling up the Mundra facility to 5 GW. With an in-house R&D team and collaborations with top academic and research institutions, Adani Wind is dedicated to developing technologically advanced next-generation turbines. Adani Wind is expanding its portfolio to encompass a wide range of products suitable for all wind regimes in India and across the globe. The company has successfully developed one of the world's most potent WTGs with a rated capacity of 5.2 MW and a rotor diameter of 160 meters. Adani Wind is actively crafting wind energy solutions to contribute to a cleaner and greener planet.