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LIST OF IMPORTANT WIND POWER PLANTS IN INDIA

Dear Aspirants, 

Static GK is also an important part of any government exam, we are providing you the list of Important Wind Power Plants in India that might appear in any of the upcoming examinations.

Static is a section which you have to study in bits and parts. So do read it on a light note and revise it after two or three days and we can assure that you will retain the names and their states till the exam.

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Wind Energy Power Plants in India

  • India is the world’s fifth largest wind power producer and these wind energy facilities are installed in eight major states across India, Tamil Nadu,Gujarat,Maharashtra,Karnataka etc.
  • India has largest windmills facilities and the location are Tamil Nadu windfarm at Tuticorin, Coimbatore, Kanyakumari, Thirunelveli and Tiruppur.
  • Other well known windfarms or windmills in India are located at Sangli and Satara District of Maharashtra, Kayathar, Tirupur, Kanyakumari, Kethanur in Tamil Nadu and Dewas Wind Farm in Madhya Pradesh.
Power Plant Producer Location
Vankusawade Wind Park Suzlon Energy Ltd. Satara Dist., Maharashtra
Sipla CLP Wind Farms (India) Private Ltd. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
Samana CLP Wind Farms (India) Private Ltd. Jamnagar, Gujarat
Theni CLP Wind Farms (India) Private Ltd. Tamil Nadu
Saundatti CLP Wind Farms (India) Private Ltd. Belgaum, Karnataka
Khandke CLP Wind Farms (India) Private Ltd. Ahmeanagar, Maharshtra
Narmada CLP Wind Farms (India) Private Ltd. Nallakonda, Andhra Pradesh
Harapanahalli CLP Wind Farms (India) Private Ltd. Davanagere, Karnataka
Cape Comorin Aban Loyd Chiles Offshore Ltd. Kanyakumari, Tamilnadu
Kayathar Subhash Subhash Ltd. Kayathar, Tamil Nadu
Ramakkalmedu Subhash Ltd. Ramakkalmedu, Tamil Nadu
Muppandal Wind Muppandal Wind Farm Muppandal, Tamil Nadu
Gudimangalam Gudimangalam Wind Farm Gudimangalam, Tamil Nadu
Puthlur RCI Wescare (India) Ltd. Puthlur, Andhra Pradesh
Lamda Danida Danida India Ltd. Lamda, Gujarat
Chennai Mohan Mohan Breweries & Distilleries Ltd. Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Jamgudrani MP MP Windfarms Ltd. Dewas, Madhya Pradesh
Jogmatti BSES BSES Ltd. Chitradurga Dist, Karnataka
Perugudi Newam Newam Power Company Ltd. Perugudi, Tamil nadu
Kethanur Wind Farm Kethanur Wind Farm Kethanur, Tamil Nadu
Hyderabad APSRTC Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corp. Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Muppandal Madras Madras Cements Ltd. Muppandal, Tamilnadu
Poolavadi Chettinad Chettinad Cement Corp. Ltd. Poolavadi, Tamil Nadu
Shalivhana Wind Shalivahana Green Energy Ltd. Tirupur, Tamilnadu

Wind Energy IQ Questions

Q1. What causes wind?

  1. Rotation of the Earth
  2. Variations in the Earth’s surface
  3. The Sun heating the atmosphere
  4. All of the above

Q2. What is the earliest recorded use for windmills?

  1. Grinding grain
  2. Pumping water
  3. Jousting
  4. Generating electricity

Q3. Who invented the first electricity-generating wind turbine?

  1. French engineer Georges J. M. Darrieus
  2. Scottish engineer James Blyth
  3. American inventor Benjamin Franklin
  4. American inventor Charles F. Brush

 

Q4. Which of these is NOT a part of a modern wind turbine?

  1. Compressor
  2. Gear box
  3. Yaw drive
  4. Nacelle

 

Q5. How many different components does it take to build a utility scale wind turbine?

  1. More than 800
  2. More than 8,000
  3. More than 80,000
  4. More than 80

Q6. Roughly how tall are most utility-scale wind turbine towers in the U.S.?

  1. 140 meters (460 feet)
  2. 114 meters (374 feet)
  3. 82 meters (269 feet)
  4. 65 meters (213 feet)

Q7. Which U.S. state gets the highest percentage of its electricity from wind?

  1. South Dakota
  2. Kansas
  3. Texas
  4. Iowa

Q8. Which nation leads the world in installed wind energy capacity?

  1. Germany
  2. China
  3. United States
  4. Netherlands

Q9. By how much has the price of American wind power decreased since the 1980s?

  1. 70 percent
  2. 90 percent
  3. 60 percent
  4. 80 percent

Q10. How many jobs were supported by the U.S. wind power industry in 2016?

  1. 55,000
  2. 101,000
  3. 36,000
  4. 73,000

Q11. Which of these is NOT an example of distributed wind generation?

  1. A large, 100-megawatt wind farm
  2. A small, 5-kilowatt turbine at a home
  3. A 1.5-megawatt turbine at a university campus
  4. A 50-kilowatt turbine at an office building

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