14 August 2009
Ghodawat Energy Limited (GEL) in partnership with AMSC-Windtec GmbH, Austria, have announced the launch of their prototype, state-of-the-art indigenously manufactured Wind Energy Converter (WEC) – Ghodawat 1650 (a power output of 1650 KW and state-of-the-art pitch system).
Sanjay Ghodawat Group’s Ghodawat Energy Limited (GEL) forayed into the Wind Power generation in 1997 followed by Tower Manufacturing in 2004 and Turbine Manufacturing in 2009. Currently it owns and operates over 150 wind turbines, which generates over 100 MW of electricity in various states of India. GEL is also a key component supplier in the wind power sector.
Wind Turbine Division: GEL manufactures Wind Turbines under the technology license of AMSC-Windtec GmbH. 1.65 MW WEC’s are manufactured with various advanced options for markets like South and South East Asia, Middle East and Africa.
The other two divisions at GEL are Wind Power Division and Wind Tower Division. The Wind Power Division has set up wind farms in Indian states like Maharashtra, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Gujarat; the Wind Tower Division was tailor-made for manufacturing Tubular Type Wind Turbine Towers