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Abraaj to invest in wind energy in India with France’s Engie

Engie and Dubai-based private equity firm Abraaj Group, which manages US$11 billion in assets, have agreed to develop a wind power platform in India to leverage the Asian country’s ambitious renewable energy targets. The companies said they have identified a pipeline of wind power projects accounting for 1 GW of power. They didn’t provide any other details … Continue reading Abraaj to invest in wind energy in India with France’s Engie

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Second wind energy auction in India fOr 1 GW on 4 october, 2017

The government has decided to postpone second wind power auction for 1 GW capacities which was scheduled for 19 September, 2017 to 4 October, 2017 in view of some issues about transmission connectivity between states. Certain bidders and developers are grappling with the issue of inter state transmission connectivity. The government is waiting for a Central … Continue reading Second wind energy auction in India fOr 1 GW on 4 october, 2017

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Acciona Energía has put the 78-MW capacity Bannur wind farm into service in India

It is the fourth owned by the company in the country, taking its operational capacity there to 163.8 MW.   Located in Mysore district in the state of Karnataka (south-west India), Bannur has twenty-six AW125/3000 Nordex-Acciona Windpower wind turbines (rotor diameter 125 metres) mounted on 120-metre high concrete towers.   The new facility will generate … Continue reading Acciona Energía has put the 78-MW capacity Bannur wind farm into service in India

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Wind power in India: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Leveraging Vestas’ extensive experience from more than 100 turnkey projects across the globe, the order includes delivery, installation and commissioning of 50 V110-2.0 MW turbines as well as the project’s civil and electrical works. The order follows the inauguration of Vestas’ blades factory in Gujarat and the 54 MW Periyapatti order earlier this year, adding … Continue reading Wind power in India: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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India’s Renewable Energy Capacity Addition Down 28% Year-On-Year For Q2 2017

India witnessed a poor show in the first quarter of current financial year in the renewable energy sector, as if it were an indicator to what lies in the remaining quarters. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy reported that 1,059 megawatts of renewable energy capacity was added during the April-June 2017 quarter, down 28% … Continue reading India’s Renewable Energy Capacity Addition Down 28% Year-On-Year For Q2 2017

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Offshore wind power proposed to meet energy demand in India

Offshore wind — plentiful along the coast of southern India — can be a potential source to meet the increasing energy demand in this region, scientists at the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) in Chennai report.   After reviewing various wind resource maps along the 3,100-km coastline of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and … Continue reading Offshore wind power proposed to meet energy demand in India

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Policy Shift Puts 3 Gigawatts Of Wind Energy Capacity In India For Sale

As India moves towards competitive auctions and away from incentives, companies that do not engage in renewable energy generation as their core business are now looking to offload these assets. According to recent media reports, around 3,000 megawatts of wind energy capacity is up for sale in India as the central government has either reduced … Continue reading Policy Shift Puts 3 Gigawatts Of Wind Energy Capacity In India For Sale

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A quarter of India’s energy demand can be met with renewable energy

India can raise its renewable energy use to meet a quarter of the country’s total final energy demand by 2030, according to the findings of a report presented today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable energy prospects for India, a study from IRENA’s REmap programme, outlines action areas that can unlock India’s vast … Continue reading A quarter of India’s energy demand can be met with renewable energy

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Russia’s Rosatom eyes Inox’s wind turbine

Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corp. is exploring an investment in Inox Group’s wind turbine manufacturing business, said two people aware of the development. The Russian government company’s interest in India’s second largest wind-turbine maker by market share stems from its strategy to gain control over the supply chain, which in turn will help towards reining … Continue reading Russia’s Rosatom eyes Inox’s wind turbine

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Suzlon Profit Hit by Shift in India’s Support System for Wind Power

Suzlon Energy Ltd. reported its lowest quarterly profit in a year as India’s support for auction mechanism to build wind energy projects slowed orders. The profit of 490.8 million rupees ($7.65 million) during the usually quiet fiscal first quarter compared with a loss of 2.6 billion rupees in the year-ago period, according to a filing to … Continue reading Suzlon Profit Hit by Shift in India’s Support System for Wind Power

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There could be 300000 jobs for Indians in solar, wind energy projects

Over 300,000 Indians could find jobs in the wind and solar industry over the next five years if the country works towards its 2022 target of 160 GW. Currently, wind and solar together account for almost 14% of India’s installed power capacity. Over the next three years alone, the sector can generate jobs for about … Continue reading There could be 300000 jobs for Indians in solar, wind energy projects

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Suzlon wins 50 MW wind power project

Suzlon Energy announced that its has won an order of 50.40 MW wind power project from Riyadh based Alfanar Group. This is a maiden order from Alfanar, for 24 units of S111-90m wind turbine generator, each with rated capacity of 2.1 MW. The project will be completed by March 2018. The project will be completed … Continue reading Suzlon wins 50 MW wind power project

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India announces second round of wind energy auction

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced the launch of the second round of wind capacity auctions, for 1,000 MW. The announcement was done concurrently with the signing of Memoranda of Agreement between the public sector Power Trading Corporation and the electricity distribution companies (discoms) of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Delhi, Assam … Continue reading India announces second round of wind energy auction

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Wind power sector ready to work with indian govt to realize targets

The wind power sector is ready to work with the government to realize the target of 175 GW renewable power, of which 60GW is wind power, by 2022, but first wants a proper regulatory framework in place. Sarvesh Kumar, chairman of the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturing Association (IWTMA), in an interview with Mint, discussed various … Continue reading Wind power sector ready to work with indian govt to realize targets

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Nordex group to present the largest capacity turbine in the Indian market: AW125/3000

At India’s leading wind fair, Windergy, which is being held in New Delhi from 25 to 27 April 2017, Acciona Windpower – member of the Nordex group – will be presenting the AW125/3000 wind turbine. Based on proven concepts and with a rated capacity of 3 MW, the AW125/3000 is the most efficient turbine for … Continue reading Nordex group to present the largest capacity turbine in the Indian market: AW125/3000

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Suzlon Commissions 100.80 MW Wind Power Project in India

One of the biggest and successful power projects, which bear the capacity of 100.80 MW, got commissioned in India and all credit goes to Suzlon Group. Suzlon Group is one of the leading wind turbine suppliers ranked as the fifth largest in the world. The new projects consist of 50.40 MW capacity each, which will … Continue reading Suzlon Commissions 100.80 MW Wind Power Project in India

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Gamesa commissions 2,050 MW wind power in FY17

The Indian subsidiary of Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa on Tuesday said it has commissioned over 2,000 MW of wind power last fiscal. In a statement issued here, Gamesa Renewables said it has commissioned 2,050 MW of wind power for the financial year 2016-17. According to Gamesa, it is the first company in India to … Continue reading Gamesa commissions 2,050 MW wind power in FY17

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Nalco Plans 150 MW Wind Power in Odisha

India’s state-owned aluminium firm National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) announced a plan late last week to build a 150-mW wind power farm in Odisha. The plant, which could cost in the neighborhood of US$140 million, is intended to support Nalco’s one-million-metric-ton capacity expansion at facilities in the eastern state. “While the Nation is transforming into … Continue reading Nalco Plans 150 MW Wind Power in Odisha

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India may add 6,000 MW wind power capacity

India may add around 6,000 megawatts (MW) of wind power capacity in the ongoing fiscal (2017-18), an industry body has said. “The government’s target (for the 2017-18) I think is 4,500 MW. We know that we have number of challenges in front of us, but we will try our best to give around 6,000 (MW) … Continue reading India may add 6,000 MW wind power capacity

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