Draft Indian Wind Turbine Certification Scheme
Ministry, in consultation with National Institute of Wind Energy Chennai, has prepared a draft certification scheme incorporating various guidelines issued by MNRE and titled under "Indian Wind Turbine Certification Scheme (IWTCS)". The IWTCS is a consolidation of relevant National and International Standards (IS/IEC/IEEE), Technical Regulations and requirements issued by Central Electricity Authority (CEA), guidelines issued by MNRE and other international guidelines. It has also strived to incorporate various best practices from other countries to ensure the quality of the wind energy projects. The Scheme enlists the guidelines for the benefit of all the stakeholders from concept to lifetime of wind turbine, including Indian Type Approved Model (ITAM), Indian Type Certification Scheme (ITCS), Wind Farm Project Certification Scheme (WFPCS) and Wind Turbine Safety & Performance Certification Scheme (WTSPCS).