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Gujarat Becomes No.1 State in Installed Wind Power Capacity
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Gujarat Becomes No.1 State in Installed Wind Power Capacity

Gujarat has become the No.1 State in installed wind power capacity, pushing the long-time leader Tamil Nadu to the second spot. As of May 31, 2023, Gujarat’s total installed capacity of wind power stood at 10,416 MW, while Tamil Nadu’s wind power capacity was at 10,125 MW. Two years ago, Gujarat’s wind power capacity was about 1,000 MW lower than Tamil Nadu. However, with faster capacity addition, it has made rapid strides in recent months to narrow the gap and emerge as the top State in the segment. Industry representatives and analysts point out that favourable policy interventions, the availability of infrastructure, and the strong financial position of Discom, among others, have aided Gujarat’s acceleration in new capacity addition in the wind power sector. Challenges in T...