Ashok Leyland Wind Energy Ltd.
The Hinduja Group, through Ashok Leyland Wind Energy Ltd. (ALWEL), ventured into the development of wind energy as early as 1995, with 11 wind mills (2.55 MW). Today, through continuous build-up of additional capacities, the combined wind energy capacity stands at 63.175 MW with 240 wind mills of different capacities ranging from 225 KW to 1,250 KW, supplied by different wind turbine manufacturers. The wind farms are situated in Tamil Nadu.
100 million units of wind energy are generated every year and the entire energy is used for captive consumption, Hinduja Foundries and ALWEL. More than 60% of our power requirement is met through wind energy.
ALWEL was formed as a separate company to unlock the value in the wind energy business. It focuses on development, operation and maintenance of wind farms with dedicated and experienced workforce to its credit.
- Operational since 2004
- Total capacity developed: 63.175 MW
- No of wind mills: 240
- Owned by ALWEL: 154 (37.67 MW)
- AL wind mills under O & M: 80 (18 MW)
- Wind Mills under supervision: 6 (7.5 MW)