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Acciona Energy to invest €58 mn for 56 MW wind farm in Andhra Pradesh

Acciona Energy, a part of the Acciona Group is an international company whose activities include renewable energy, infrastructure, water and services that  contribute to social well being and sustainable development The group is present in about 30 countries.

ACCIONA Energy, the energy division of the ACCIONA Group, is a world leader in the field of renewable energy sources. It takes on the mission of demonstrating the technical and economic viability of a new energy model based on criteria of sustainability. The company is present in seven technologies and has operations in about 14 countries.

ACCIONA Energy is one of the biggest operators in renewables in the world and  owns renewables-based and cogeneration electricity generation assets totaling 7,437 MW at 30th June 2010, of which 84% are in wind power, 12% hydropower and the rest in solar power (CSP, photovoltaic and thermal), biomass and cogeneration.

In India, the company is the first Spanish wind power developer in terms of owned wind parks in India. The company currently has wind parks at Arasinagundi (13.2 MW), installed in 2007, and Anabaru (16.5 MW), built in 2008. The new Tuppadahalli wind farm will require an investment of €58 million and will strengthen the company’s presence in India, increasing its wind power capacity there to 85.8 MW.

CLP India, a part of the CLP Group worldwide, is one of the the largest foreign investor in the wind power sector in India has two 50.4MW wind projects in Gujarat and  Maharashtra. CLP India,  had entered into an agreement with Vestas Wind Technology India Pvt Ltd, the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer, to develop a 99MW green-field wind farm project in Theni. DLF Wind Power, a subsidary of the real estate major DLF is one of the largest independent IPP wind developers in India.


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