Adani Wind, the wind energy solutions division of Adani New Industries Limited (ANIL), announced on Wednesday that it has obtained type certification from WindGuard GmbH for its 5.2 MW Wind Turbine Generator (WTG), the largest in India.
This certification allows Adani Wind to commence mass production for global markets, confirming that the Adani WTG complies with the internationally recognized IEC 6140 series standards and regulations governing design, testing, and manufacturing.
The WTG prototype, situated in Mundra, Gujarat, underwent testing conducted by WindGuard, as stated in the company's announcement. Vneet Jaain, Director of Adani New Industries Limited, expressed the significance of the type certificate, stating, "The certification not only validates the quality and durability of our 5.2 MW WTG platform, designed to reduce the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), but also supports our objective of establishing India as a leading global manufacturing hub for renewable equipment."
He further added, "We are dedicated to building a portfolio of high-performance, next-generation wind turbines manufactured in India, and are well-positioned to meet the global demand for wind energy."
Adani Wind's 5.2 MW wind turbine boasts a rotor diameter of 160 meters, a swept area of 20,106 square meters, and a tip height of 200 meters.
Developed in partnership with W2E Wind to Energy GmbH, Germany, the 5.2 MW WTG demonstrates the company's commitment to advancing research and development efforts, aiming to maximize the Annual Energy Production (AEP) of wind power plants and enhance profitability for customers, according to Milind Kulkarni, COO of Adani Wind.
Located in Mundra, Gujarat, Adani Wind operates an integrated manufacturing ecosystem for WTGs. The blade manufacturing unit, as well as the nacelle and hub assembly unit, are situated in close proximity to Mundra port.