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Kerala doubts

Based on experience with Kerala's 2 MW demonstration wind farm at Kanjikode in Palaghat district, S Balkrishnam Menon of the Kerala State Electricity Board says wind power is too expensive. "It appears the cost of generation is high. Presently it can be lowered to only INR 3.30/kWh if 40% income tax rebate on capital invested is taken into account," he said at November's wind symposium in Tamil Nadu.

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