Biggest unit of wind power machines under construction at Barwani

Industries Minister Mrs. Scindia inspects

scindia2.2.16Bhopal, February 2, 2016 (Ataullah Faizan):  Industries Minister Mrs. Yashodhara Raje Scindia inspected biggest unit of wind power machines under construction at Barwani today. The Minister informed that this would be city’s largest industrial area. Ionex Wind Company is constructing this unit on 42 acres at a cost of Rs. 350 crore. The Minister informed that wind power is regarded as the best energy generation technique. Two out of 3 units of the project will produce blades used in wind energy generation while unit of manufacture towers has become operational. Third unit producing generators will be started soon. For generating wind power, 3 blades of 45 to 50 metre length are mounded atop a 90 metre tall tower. One tower will generate 2 MW wind power continuously for 20 years. This unit will provide jobs to about 1500 persons.

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