Mytrah Energy Breaks its Record, Erects and Commissions India’s Tallest Met Mast

Mytrah Energy (India) Pvt Ltd (MEIPL), India’s leading independent power producer, has erected and commissioned the tallest met mast (160m) in the Asia Pacific on November 16, 2017 at Kayathar in the Tuticorin belt, Tamil Nadu.

With this, Mytrah Energy (India) Pvt. Ltd (MEIPL) broke its own record of installing a 150m mast, which was set in October, and was the tallest such mast commissioned in India and the second tallest in Asia. Since then, MEIPL has installed 150m masts across Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat.

“Power output depends on the size and height of turbines. Larger wind turbines lead to cost-effective power generation. Mytrah’s commissioning of this met mast reflects its focus on developing technological tools for revolutionising the renewable energy sector in the country.” said, Vikram Kailas, Vice Chairman & MD, Mytrah Energy (India) Pvt. Ltd (MEIPL).

The met mast has five wind speed monitoring levels (160m, 140m, 120m, 90m,50m), three wind direction monitoring levels (138m, 118m and 88m), two temperature monitoring levels(160m and 10m) and one pressure sensor level (10m). It is a combination of 400mm x400mm and 300mmx300mm square lattice structure with L angle tube that has all the sensors placed according to the IEC 61400-12-1 standard for accurate measurement of wind speed and direction.

Wind Power | News published on 24/11/2017 by Rashmi Nargundkar

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