Adani New Industries installed India’s largest wind turbine

Adani New Industries Limited (ANIL) on November 3, 2022 announced that it has installed a wind turbine taller than the world’s tallest ‘Statue of Unity’ at Mundra, Gujarat. The turbine has been installed by Mundra Windtech Ltd (MWL), a wholly-owned subsidiary incorporated by Adani Enterprises Ltd (AEL).

Important Points

  • This turbine has been installed by Mundra Windtech Limited (MWL), a subsidiary of Adani Enterprises Limited (AEL).

  • The 200 m long wind turbine has a power generation capacity of 5.2 MW and can provide electricity to about 4,000 homes.

  • It is taller than the Statue of Unity, the tallest statue in the world at 182 metres.

  • It is the largest wind turbine in terms of power generation and has a rotor diameter of 160 metres.

  • The hub height of the wind turbine generator is 120 metres, which is equivalent to a 40-storey building.

  • It will work at wind speeds as low as 3 metres per second (mps) and up to 20 mps, reaching its optimum power production at around 12 mps wind speeds.