Cumulative wind capacity stands at 40.4 GW
Wind power consumption in Tamil Nadu has reached a record high. Since May 15, when the wind power season started, the state has consumed 6,087 lakh million units, which is several times more than the wind power consumption in 2014 and 2015
The Ministry of Power has decided to cancel the two-year-long bidding process for two ultra mega power plants (UMPPs) in Tamil Nadu and Odisha. The decision comes in the wake of private companies pulling out of the process, with public sector units NTPC and NHPC emerging as the only bidders.