Gujarat adds highest wind power generation capacity

Gujarat added the highest capacity for wind power generation at more than 1.4 GW in 2019-20. A total 2,118 MW of new capacity was installed in India in 2019-20, of which 70 per cent was in Gujarat alone.

The state has installed new wind power generation capacity of 1,468 MW between April 2019 to March 2020. With new installations, Gujarat’s total wind power generation capacity has now increased to 7,542 MW, which is the second-highest installed capacity in Indi after Tamil Nadu (9,304 MW). Gujarat was followed by Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, which added 335 MW and 206 MW, respectively.