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    ACCIONA's activities in India began in March 2005 with the debut of the Energy division. 

    ACCIONA was the first Spanish company to install and operate a wind farm in India. It has four wind farms in service in the state of Karnataka, India, totaling 163.8 MW. All of them are fully owned by the company. The Anabaru (16.50 MW – installed in 2007) and Arasinagundi (13.20 MW - 2008) are located close to each other in the region of Davangere. They were the first wind farms installed by a Spanish developer in India.

    In 2011, also entered the country through it's water business division, establishing its operational base in New Delhi.


    Tuppadahalli wind farm

    Tuppadahalli wind farm

    The 56.1 MW Tuppadahalli wind farm, in service since the end of 2011, is ACCIONA’s biggest in India. It consists of thirty-four 1.65 MW turbines. Located in the state of Karnataka, it produces renewable electricity equivalent to the consumption of around 35,000 Indian homes and avoids the emission of 129,000 metric tons of CO2 per year from conventional power stations in that state. The electricity generated is purchased by the state distribution company MESCOM. It has been registered as a CDM project by the United Nations.



    The Arasinagundi and Anabaru wind farms represent the entry of ACCIONA into the Indian wind power sector. Arasinagundi (13.2 MW), installed in 2007, and Anabaru (16.5 MW), built in 2008, are fully owned by ACCIONA and are located close to each other in Davangere, Karnataka. Both wind farms were registered by the United Nations as joint project under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) envisaged in the Kyoto Protocol. Its renewable production, stipulated in the agreement for a period of ten years, will avoid the emission of 884,200 metric tons of CO2 from conventional power stations.



    Put in service in 2017,  the 78-MW Bannur wind park is the fourth owned by ACCIONA and the largest one installed by the company in the country. Located in Bijapur district in the state of Karnataka (south-west India), Bannur has twenty-six AW125/3000 Nordex-Acciona Windpower wind turbines (rotor diameter 125 metres) mounted on 120-metre high concrete towers.The facility generates an estimated 242 gigawatt-hours (GWh) a year, equivalent to the consumption of over 224,000 Indian homes and avoiding the emission of 232,562 metric tons of CO2 to the atmosphere from coal-fired power stations. 


    Glen Reccani

    Energy: Country Managing Director AWE
    +91 80 4155 7103
    The Millenia, No. 1&2 Tower C, 4th Floor, Unit 402, Lake Wing Murphy Road Ulsoor Bangalore 560008 India

    Juan José Fernández

    Infrastructure: Asia contact

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