Record output by windmills

TIRUNELVELI: Windmills in Tirunelveli region on Friday generated about 1, 940 MW, a record production in this season, according to TANGEDCO officials. Officials said in Tirunelveli regio

Published: 05th May 2012 06:30 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd June 2012 10:15 PM   |  A+A-

TIRUNELVELI: Windmills in Tirunelveli region on Friday generated about 1, 940 MW, a record production in this season, according to TANGEDCO officials.

Officials said in Tirunelveli region, there were more than 5, 700 windmills with an installed power generating capacity of around 3,300 MW. During normal period, the wind power generation would be 200 MW to 300 MW in Tirunelveli region.

But this season (May, June, July and August), the power generation has increased to around 2, 500 MW. Officials said that the wind power generation season witnessed a rise in Tirunelveli region after April 20. The maximum wind power generation of 1, 940 MW was witnessed on Friday. While on Friday morning the wind power generation was 1, 300 MW.

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