Wind Turbine Research Station

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        NIWE established Wind Turbine Research Station at Kayathar, Thoothukudi Dist., Tamil Nadu with more than 20 years old 9 x 200 kW WEG`s, 1 x 600 kW WEG and 1 x 2000 kW WEG for conducting R&D related activities in addition to Type Testing facilities and Small Wind Turbine performance testing facilities. This NIWE owned R&D infrastructure machines at Kayathar comprises first generation (200 kW) WEG`s and latest generation (2000 kW variable speed) WEG. Strategic efforts are made to improve the machine efficiency with suitable controller by bringing minimum reactive power consumption in the first generation WEG`s (200 kW) at WTRS.