Inox Wind announces commencement of commercial production
03/30/2010

Inox Wind announces commencement of commercial production of its WTG manufacturing unit at Una, Himachal Pradesh

Online PR News – 30-March-2010 – – Inox Wind announces commencement of commercial production of its WTG manufacturing unit at Una, Himachal Pradesh

Inox Wind Limited (IWL), a part of the Inox Group, and a subsidiary of Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited, proudly announces successful commissioning and commencement of commercial production of its Wind Turbine Generator manufacturing unit situated at Khasra No. 264 to 267, Industrial Area, Village Basal 174103, District Una, Himachal Pradesh. On 26th March, the Una unit dispatched its first unit comprising of nacelle(s) and hub(s) for its 2MW wind turbine.

Inox Wind Limited, incorporated in April 2009, is investing around Rs.150 crores to set up manufacturing facilities located at Una, Himachal Pradesh and Bawla, Gujarat. While the Himachal Pradesh unit will be manufacturing nacelles and hubs, the Gujarat unit will be making blades and towers for the wind turbines.

IWL's 2MW wind turbine is based on double-fed induction generator wind turbine design and will be manufactured under a global license provided by Austria based AMSC Windtec. AMSC Windtec is a wholly owned subsidiary of USA based American Superconductor Corporation which is a leading energy technologies company which, besides being a leader in alternative energy, offers an array of proprietary technologies and solutions spanning the electric power infrastructure.

IWL is a closely held company. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Devansh Jain, one of the Directors said “We are delighted to announce the commencement of commercial production of our Una unit, to manufacture nacelles and hubs for wind turbines. This initiative will help chart the Inox Group’s diversification strategy in the renewable energy space, and provide green energy for India’s growth needs, in an environmentally responsible manner.”

For more information, please contact:
Mr Devansh Jain,
Director
Inox Wind Limited
Email id contact@inoxwind.com
Contact no 0120-3063600

About INOX Wind

Inox Wind Limited (IWL), a public limited company, was incorporated in the year 2009 to cater to the global markets for wind energy products and associated services. IWL is a part of the $2 billion Inox Group which has interests in diverse businesses including industrial gases, refrigerants, chemicals, carbon credits, cryogenic engineering, entertainment and renewable energy. IWL is convinced that with the present power shortage across Indian states, which is only expected to be accentuated with India's economic growth, and with the right kind of regulatory impetus, the wind energy business can be developed into an environmentally friendly, socially responsible and financially attractive business.

IWL is a fully integrated player in the wind energy market having state-of-the-art manufacturing plants near Una (Himachal Pradesh) for Hubs & Nacelles and at Ahmedabad (Gujarat) for Blades & Towers (to be commissioned soon). IWL's plants boast of some of the most advanced production, quality and testing facilities in the country. IWL continues to invest in new technologies, processes and people so as to achieve its goal of being a leading player in the wind energy markets globally.