Mobile phone equipment makers are taking steps to clean up their act and tackle a goal of powering nearly 120,000 base stations in developing countries by cleaner energy sources by 2012, players in the industry say.
But capacity addition was marginally higher than in 2007-2008
CHENNAI: The just-concluded financial year of 2008-2009 saw fewer wind mills installed in the State compared to previous years though capacity addition last year was marginally higher than in 2007-2008.
Kerala lags behind other states in wind power generation. However, the state which relies heavily on hydroelectric power, is now gearing up to generate power from its wind energy resource. According to the data available (December 2008) with the Centre for Wind Energy Technology (C-WET), the gross wind potential for Kerala is 1,171 MW.