Wind energy in India: Record output by wind turbines

Officials said in Tirunelveli region, there were more than 5, 700 wind turbines with an installed wind 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.