Bamboo construction company Miksha Builders is poised to make its bid to build the world’s first 100-megawatt wind turbine by 2019.
The firm has secured a $5.8 million federal loan and a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy grant to develop the turbine, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Miksha is also the project manager on the China-India-Australia-New Zealand project.
It is developing a 30-megafactory, where it plans to produce up to 500 million megawatt hours of wind energy a year.
Miksahas bid to be a leading contender in the field has received support from President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
The U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights last year warned of the risks of the wind energy industry in developing countries.
The U.K.-based International Energy Agency has also expressed concerns.
In India, the government last year approved the construction of the first phase of the 300 MW, 500 MW, and 1,400 MW wind power plants in the country’s west.
The project is the first of its kind in the world, according the Indian Institute of Wind Energy.