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Tamil Nadu sees highest new wind-generation capacity addition in FY19

The state was followed by Gujarat with 239.25 Mw, Andhra Pradesh (107.40 Mw), and Telangana (27.30 Mw)

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T E Narasimhan Chennai
The addition of new capacity in the wind sector by Tamil Nadu in 2018-19 has been the highest among states in India. As on November 30, 2018, nearly half of the 871.85 Mw additional capacity was added in Tamil Nadu during the current financial year. Besides, bids for setting up of wind power projects of an aggregate 8389.90 Mw capacity were finalised with a major portion of it is coming up in Tamil Nadu, where prices are higher.

Minister of State (I/C) for New and Renewable Energy and Power R K Singh, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha

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First Published: Dec 31 2018 | 10:26 AM IST

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