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India 2 GW wind energy auction prices at near record low

Torrent Power participated in the competitive bidding in the e-Reverse Auction process held on February 13, 2018 by SECI (Tranche III) for setting up of 2000 MW ISTS -connected wind power projects and emerged as winner in the auction, for the acquisition of 499.8 MW. The said capacity will be developed in the State of … Continue reading India 2 GW wind energy auction prices at near record low

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Tamil Nadu has potential to double wind energy

US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), which conducts research and analyses on financial and economic issues related to energy and environment, on Wednesday ridiculed Tamil Nadu’s coal-fired thermal power expansion plans and said the State had the potential to double its wind energy capacity by 2027 and increase its solar capacity six-fold. … Continue reading Tamil Nadu has potential to double wind energy

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India should aim from 50 pc renewable energy by 2030

Coal Minister Piyush Goyal today said India should strive for 50 per cent of its power generation capacity from renewable sources by 2030 on the back of technological advancements in solar and wind energy. “With technological advancements in solar power and large turbines in wind energy, the country should strive for 50 per cent generation … Continue reading India should aim from 50 pc renewable energy by 2030

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Siemens Gamesa signals turnaround in India winning 326 MW wind power orders

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, the leading renewable energy player in India, has won multiple wind power orders for a total of 326 MW from several leading Independent Power Producers and various Industrial customers in the country in different projects. As per the agreements, Siemens Gamesa will handle the entire infrastructure needed to operate the projects … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa signals turnaround in India winning 326 MW wind power orders

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Vestas achieves largest order intake in India

Watsun Infra Private Limited, a subsidiary of Continuum Wind Energy, has placed a 96 MW order for the second phase of the 150 MW Periyapatti Wind Farm in the state of Tamil Nadu. The project showcases the 2 MW platform’s flexibility by optimising wind park layout to the site’s wind conditions and employing 34 V100-2.0 … Continue reading Vestas achieves largest order intake in India

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6,500 MW of wind energy projects to be auctioned in 3 months in India

The central government and various state governments will award contracts to set up another 6,500 MW (6.5 GW) of wind energy projects in the next three months, the ministry of renewable energy said. Combined with the 3 GW awarded in the first nine months of this fiscal year, this will take the total amount of … Continue reading 6,500 MW of wind energy projects to be auctioned in 3 months in India

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Suzlon commissions first operational offshore met station in Arabian Sea

Suzlon Group, along with associates, commissioned their first Operational Offshore Met Station in the Arabian Sea. Suzlon group is actively working on offshore wind energy technology and has initiated techno-commercial feasibility study. Under the guidance from National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) Chennai and approvals through National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) Chennai, Suzlon and … Continue reading Suzlon commissions first operational offshore met station in Arabian Sea

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Suzlon receives 252 MW wind power project order

A leading Global Utility has awarded a wind power project of 252 MW to Suzlon Group. This project is won by the Utility through SECI II auction held recently. Suzlon will execute the entire project on a turnkey basis and will also provide operation and maintenance services. With this order, Suzlon has secured combined orders … Continue reading Suzlon receives 252 MW wind power project order

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Top 10 Wind Energy Companies in India

A recent report claims that India produces only 5% more electricity than it consumes. This can be attributed to several factors, most notably population. Over the last few years, India’s population has increased dramatically. And, with the growing number of people, resources are becoming extremely scarce. India’s population has also resulted in an increase in … Continue reading Top 10 Wind Energy Companies in India

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India’s first offshore wind energy projects auction for 5GW in 2018

India will invite bids for the first time to set up offshore wind power projects in the country with the government planning to auction for 5 gigawatt (GW) of capacity, New and Renewable Energy Minister R.K Singh said on Thursday. Addressing the National Energy Conservation Awards event here with President Ram Nath Kovind as the … Continue reading India’s first offshore wind energy projects auction for 5GW in 2018

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Vestas receives 40 MW order in India

Atria Brindavan Power Private Limited has placed a 40 MW order for the third and final phase of the 120 MW Basavane Bagewadi Wind Farm in the Bijapur district of Karnataka. The order includes supply and installation of 18 V110-2.0 MW turbines delivered in 2.2 MW Power Optimised Mode, a 15-year full-scope Active Output Management … Continue reading Vestas receives 40 MW order in India

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Vestas wins largest order to date in India with 250 MW turnkey order

Vestas’ extensive experience from around 4 GW of turnkey projects across the globe has secured the company its largest project in India to date. The record order is placed by Ostro Kutch Power Private Limited and awarded through India’s first wind power auction held in February 2017. The 250 MW turnkey order follows another 100 … Continue reading Vestas wins largest order to date in India with 250 MW turnkey order

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Siemens Gamesa continues to lead the Indian wind energy market

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), the leading renewable energy player in India, has bolstered its position in this market having received a new order from Orange Renewable for the EPC construction of a 200-MW wind farm located in Poovani, in the state of Tamil Nadu. This project is being promoted by Singapore’s AT Holdings. This … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa continues to lead the Indian wind energy market

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India can achieve 200 GW renewable energy by 2022

India can easily achieve 200 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022 as against the “conservative target” of 175 GW, Power Minister R K Singh said today while unveiling the roadmap for clean energy. Buoyed by the success of reverse auction of renewables, which resulted in tariffs dropping to all time low rates, Singh also … Continue reading India can achieve 200 GW renewable energy by 2022

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Sembcorp wins auction to construct 250MW wind farm in India

The tender which was conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on behalf of the Government of India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), has been won by Sembcorp’s renewable energy business Sembcorp Green Infra. This is the second time that Sembcorp has won a bidding for wind farm construction in the … Continue reading Sembcorp wins auction to construct 250MW wind farm in India

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Suzlon Is Well Positioned In The Transition Phase Of Wind Energy

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, announced its half yearly (H1 FY18) results. J P Chalasani, Group CEO, said, “Indian wind industry is in transition from FiT to competitive bidding mechanism. Indian government’s commitment to Renewable Energy remains intact and we strongly believe that the long term fundamentals of the wind industry are … Continue reading Suzlon Is Well Positioned In The Transition Phase Of Wind Energy

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India to see 6 GW of wind power auctioned in 5 months

Inox Wind Limited, the most aggressive player in bidding for new wind power projects, said it expects almost 6 GW of new wind power projects to be auctioned in India over the next five months. In comparison, the country added 5.4 GW of wind power capacity on the ground in the last financial year that … Continue reading India to see 6 GW of wind power auctioned in 5 months

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Wind energy industry in India worried about tariff crash

After a steep fall in solar power prices in India, it is now the turn of wind energy. During an auction conducted last week by the state-run Solar Energy Corporation of India for 1,000 megawatts of wind power installations, tariffs fell to a new low of Rs 2.64 per unit, down 24% from even the … Continue reading Wind energy industry in India worried about tariff crash

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India To Auction 4.5 Gigawatts Of Wind Power Projects By February 2018

Sticking to its announced road map to expedite wind energy auctions, India will put 4.5 gigawatts of capacity on the block by February 2018. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has announced that auctions of 1.5 gigawatts of capacity each will take place in October, December 2017 and February 2018. So far two auctions … Continue reading India To Auction 4.5 Gigawatts Of Wind Power Projects By February 2018

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Renewable energy generation among India’s total electricity generation touched 13.2%

Rapid increases in installed capacity and favourable weather conditions pushed renewable energy generation in India to an all-time high earlier this year. In July 2017, the share of renewable energy generation among India’s total electricity generation and imports touched 13.2%, the highest ever in the country. Total electricity generation and imports in India during July … Continue reading Renewable energy generation among India’s total electricity generation touched 13.2%

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