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Wind energy has huge potential in India, to cost less by 2026: GWEC

The agency analyses the factors that can reduce the levelised cost of energy over the next few years.

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Karthik Jerome New Delhi
Wind energy in India has huge potential, with its cost of generation being 40 per cent lower than that of conventional sources of power, according to the Global Wind Energy Council, which has released a study titled “India Wind Energy Market Outlook 2022-2026”.

The levelised cost of energy (LCOE), or the net present cost of generation for a generator over its lifetime, for wind is expected to be Rs 2.8-3.3/Kwh, the study says.

The prices of wind-energy instruments like turbines have risen owing to the increase in global logistics costs and the recent surge in goods and services tax. Despite

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First Published: Aug 30 2022 | 10:37 PM IST

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