500 Mega Watt wind power to be realised within a year

DC | AMRITA DIDYALA
Published Aug 4, 2014, 8:22 am IST
Updated Jan 10, 2016, 8:38 am IST
AP has a typical advantage of high wind velocity which has been tapped scarcely
Picture used for representational purpose. (Photo: DC/file)
 Picture used for representational purpose. (Photo: DC/file)
Hyderabad: The AP government plans to add 500 mw of wind power capacity in the state within a year and is revising the wind power potential estimates in the State. 
 
AP has a typical advantage of high wind velocity which has been tapped scarcely. In its bid to focus on renewable sources of energy, AP is looking at wind power with lot of interest now. 
 
To ensure 24 hour uninterrupted power supply, the state has charted out plans to give utmost priority to enhance the generation capacity by promoting renewable energy sources. 
The APERC has been receiving a number of proposals for approval of individual PPAs executed between the DISCOMS and Wind Power Developers have therefore formulated model PPAs for the purpose. Individual scrutiny of all these PPAs by the Commission is both time and labour intensive. 
 
Location: Andhra Pradesh




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