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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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Suzlon secures 50.40 MW wind power project in Karnataka

Suzlon Group, one of the leading global renewable energy solutions provider in the world, has won a repeat order of 50.40 MW wind power project from a leading IPP company. This is a maiden order for 24 units of Suzlon’s new S111 120m hybrid wind turbine generator, each with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW. … Continue reading Suzlon secures 50.40 MW wind power project in Karnataka

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Sembcorp wins India wind power project with close to 250 megawatts’ capacity

Sembcorp’s renewable energy business in India has won a bid for a new wind power project with close to 250 megawatts in capacity. Sembcorp Green Infra received a letter of award for the project following the country’s first national wind power tender, conducted by Solar Energy Corp of India, an entity under India’s Ministry of … Continue reading Sembcorp wins India wind power project with close to 250 megawatts’ capacity

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Tata commissions 100 MW wind farm in Andhra Pradesh with Gamesa wind turbines

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL), India’s largest renewable energy company, on Wednesday announced commissioning of its 100 MW wind farm project in Nimbagallu in Andhra Pradesh. The company commissioned 36 MW wind capacity of the plant in December 2016. TPREL, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, announced the commissioning of the balance 64 MW … Continue reading Tata commissions 100 MW wind farm in Andhra Pradesh with Gamesa wind turbines

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India adds 5,400 MW wind power capacity in 2016

The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy has claimed to have added over 5,400 MW of wind energy generation capacity during 2016-17, bettering its target of 4,000 MW. A ministry statement claimed that, “The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set a record in wind power generation capacity by adding over 5,400 MW … Continue reading India adds 5,400 MW wind power capacity in 2016

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Renewable energy to be over 60 per cent of India’s generation capacity

Enthused by drop in renewable energy tariff, Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said India’s 60-65 per cent of installed power generation capacity will be green energy. At present, out of 315 gw of total power generation installed capacity, around 50 gw is from renewable sources. “Going by prices we have discovered, I am inspired to … Continue reading Renewable energy to be over 60 per cent of India’s generation capacity

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Can India be run entirely by renewables in the future?

A clean energy future is on top of every country’s sustainability agenda today, which is evidenced by the large-scale expansion of sustainable power projects worldwide. European nations, for example, seem to be in a race to outdo one another in their renewable energy accomplishments. In 2015, Denmark generated 140 percent of its electricity requirements on … Continue reading Can India be run entirely by renewables in the future?

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India has installed capacity of 28 GW of wind energy

India’s wind energy sector is the fourth largest in the world. In an important milestone for India’s journey towards 24×7 power for all based on green energy, ABB India on Thursday said it has surpassed the 4.5GW mark with the delivery of over 2,000 wind power generators across the country. Currently, India has installed capacity … Continue reading India has installed capacity of 28 GW of wind energy

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India’s wind power tariffs hit new low

Indian wind power tariffs fell to a record low in a government-run auction on Friday, weeks after solar power rates too hit an all-time low, as the country looks to cut chronic electricity shortages in one of the world’s biggest clean energy programmes. India, the world’s third-biggest greenhouse gas emitter, has set a target of … Continue reading India’s wind power tariffs hit new low

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Gamesa reaffirms its leadership in India with orders for the supply of 278 MW at seven wind developments

Gamesa continues to reinforce its positioning in India, where the company has ranked as the leading OEM for the last three years, with seven new orders. Specifically, the company will supply a total of 278 MW to several customers. Gamesa will supply, install and commission the turbines at all seven developments. Three of them are … Continue reading Gamesa reaffirms its leadership in India with orders for the supply of 278 MW at seven wind developments

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Oil India Limited Commissions 54 MW Wind Power Project

Oil India Ltd (OIL) has commissioned 54 MW wind energy project that is spread across states of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. Patan in Gujarat houses 16 MW capacity of wind turbines, while the remaining 38 MW capacity is at Chandgarh in Madhya Pradesh. The project is fully funded by OIL with a total cost coming … Continue reading Oil India Limited Commissions 54 MW Wind Power Project

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Gamesa reinforces its industrial presence in India with a new factory

Gamesa today inaugurated its new factory in the Nellore region, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, one of the country’s fastest-growing wind power producing regions. Construction of this manufacturing facility, one of the company’s largest in India, is framed by Gamesa’s growth plans, which contemplate capex of more than €100 million through 2017 to reinforce … Continue reading Gamesa reinforces its industrial presence in India with a new factory

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India stands fourth in wind power installation

India’s renewable energy sector is undergoing transformation with a target of 175 GW of renewable energy capacity to be reached by 2022. India has attained the fourth position globally in installed wind power capacity after China, US and Germany as a result of various steps in the “right” direction, the Economic Survey said today. With … Continue reading India stands fourth in wind power installation

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