Tamil Nadu is in the front line of producing renewable energy, and this trend must continue for serving clean energy to people, Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy, Farooq Abdullah said on Wednesday.
Tamil Nadu would be in a position to supply energy to neighbouring states and 1300 Mw of renewable energy could be generated by 2013. Tamil Nadu has this dominant because of its leading position in wind energy.
According to the honorable minister, the production of wind energy is growing much faster. He said this after inaugurating a 2MW variable speed wind turbine installed at the Wind Turbine Research Station at Kayathar (Tuticorin).
Deepak Gupta, Secretary – MNRE, S.R Jeyadurai – Member of Parliament, Dr. S Gomathinayagam, Executive Director – C-WET, Shrimati Gauri Singh, Joint Secretary, MNRE, Dr. E Sreevalsan, Unit Chief – C-WET were also present during the occasion.
Union Minister, Dr.Farooq Abdullah and his entourage also visited Suzlon’s wind-farm at Radhapuram, the second largest in Asia.