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The unit identifies resource rich regions in the country by conducting wind resource micro survey and offers its services to the wind farm developers. To prepare wind map for the nation, it is assessing and analyzing wind resources.Read more
To establish world class facilities in testing of complete Wind Turbine Generator Systems (WTGs) according to international standards (IEC) and Type Approval Provisional Scheme (TAPS-2000).
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
The unit carries out Provisional Type Certification of Wind Turbines as per the Indian Certification Scheme for Wind Turbines viz. Type Approval - Provisional Scheme - TAPS - 2000 (amended).
R&D supports time bound and mission oriented Research & Development programmes to achieve world class, reliable and cost effective technology in wind power systems. The efforts continue to improve its knowledge and skills through continuous learning . . . . .Read more
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has initiated a major project on Solar Radiation Resource Assessment (SRRA) across the nation to assess and quantify the solar radiation availability along with weather parameters with a view to develop Solar Atlas.Read more
The Unit shall carry out all support services for all the Groups together with ITCS.To establish and update the data bank and serve as finest information centre in wind energy by collecting, collating and analyzing the related information. National and International training workshops are being organized regularly for the benefit of stakeholders.Read more