AP topped in wind-power installations in April-Sept

M Ramesh Chennai | Updated on January 16, 2018

bl19_Wind Power table

Accounted for a third of the 1,305 MW installed across the country

As much as 435 MW of wind-power capacity was installed in Andhra Pradesh in April-September 2016.

The State accounted for a third of the 1,305 MW installed across the country in the period, according to data from the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association.

“We are confident of reaching 4 GW this financial year,” said DV Giri, Secretary-General, IWTMA.

He observed that the installations in the first half of the year is typically lower than the second.


The Secretary-General, however, cautioned that the proposed reduction in accelerated depreciation, from 80 to 40 per cent, and the discontinuance of the ‘generation-based incentive’ from April 2017, “will have some negative impact on investors post 2017”.

Published on October 19, 2016

Follow us on Telegram, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Linkedin. You can also download our Android App or IOS App.

This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

You May Also Like