News Brief | December 2013
Greenko commissions first phase of Balavenkatpuram wind farm in India
Greenko Group has commissioned the 51.2MW first phase of the Balavenkatpuram wind farm in Anantpur District of the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Built with an investment of around Euro 40 million, the first phase features enhanced General Electric GE 1.6 XLE turbine, which has the potential to deliver around 30 per cent capacity factor in an average year. The company claims construction on the 50 MW second phase is currently underway and is using Gamesa's G97 turbine, which has a 90 m hub height and 97 m diameter blades.