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Siemens Gamesa leads the way in India with the launch of its next generation wind turbine

The company continues to shape the market with this new generation wind turbine in the 3MW segment, which is specifically designed for the Indian winds. The new SG 3.4-145 can operate at up to 3.6 MW with flexible rating strategy and delivers 48% more Annual Energy Production (AEP) than its predecessor in the country, the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa leads the way in India with the launch of its next generation wind turbine

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Enel Green Power and Norfund join forces to develop renewable projects in India

Enel Green Power and Norfund entered into a long-term, joint investment partnership to finance, build and operate new renewable projects in India.The agreement is aimed at boosting the development of renewables in India, in line with the sustainability, decarbonization and renewables targets of the companies and the country’s renewable energy goals.Enel Green Power will be … Continue reading Enel Green Power and Norfund join forces to develop renewable projects in India

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The crisis of the wind energy company Suzlon

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, announced its fourth quarter (Q4 FY20) and annual audited results for financial year 2019-20 (FY20). J P Chalasani, Group CEO, said, “It was a highly challenging year where the market remained restricted to very low volumes and the country witnessed only 20% capacity utilization. Suzlon has installed … Continue reading The crisis of the wind energy company Suzlon

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Suzlon successfully completes Debt Restructuring

Balance Debt of secured consortium lenders replaced by 0.01% Optionally Convertible Debenture (OCD) of the Company and 0.0001% Compulsorily Convertible Preference Shares (CCPS) of its subsidiary redeemable or convertible in 20 years. Suzlon Group, India’s largest wind energy solutions provider, announced the completion of its Debt Restructuring. Tulsi Tanti, Founder and CMD, Suzlon Group, said … Continue reading Suzlon successfully completes Debt Restructuring

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Lockdown 5.0: Restrictions continue to disrupt wind power project development India

On 30 May, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an order to further extend the lockdown until 30 June 2020, their will be an ease of lockdown restrictions under the country’s re-opening strategy, beginning with Unlock Phase 1. All activities that were prohibited  previously will be opened in areas outside Containment Zones in a … Continue reading Lockdown 5.0: Restrictions continue to disrupt wind power project development India

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India Wind Energy Targets Are Sensitive to Policy and Regulations

India is the world’s fourth-largest onshore wind market by installations, with 37.5 GW of capacity as of 2019. Technical potential at 120-metre hub height is a whopping 695 GW, according the National Institute of Wind Energy, and the government has set a wind capacity target of 60 GW by 2022 and 140 GW by 2030. … Continue reading India Wind Energy Targets Are Sensitive to Policy and Regulations

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GE Renewable Energy and Powerica Ltd to add 102.6 MW of Wind Energy Capacity in Gujarat, India

GE Renewable Energy to supply 38 of its 2.7-132 wind turbines for Low Wind Speed conditions. 102.6 MW wind farm can power the equivalent of 285,000 households in India. GE Renewable Energy announced today it has been selected by POWERICA Ltd to supply 38 of its 2.7-132 onshore wind turbines to be installed at the … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and Powerica Ltd to add 102.6 MW of Wind Energy Capacity in Gujarat, India

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India must intensify policy reforms to revive wind energy growth beyond 50 GW by 2022

A new report, India Wind Outlook Towards 2022: Looking beyond headwinds, published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and MEC+(MEC Intelligence), finds that India’s total wind power capacity could reach 50 GW GW by 2022 as existing pipeline and new auctions face multiple challenges.India is the world’s fourth-largest onshore wind farm market by installations, … Continue reading India must intensify policy reforms to revive wind energy growth beyond 50 GW by 2022

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Inox Wind signs agreement with Continuum Power to set up 250 MW of wind power project

Wind energy solutions provider Inox Wind has signed definitive agreements with Continuum Power Trading (TN) Pvt Ltd, part of Continuum Wind Energy group, to set up 250 MW of wind power projects. Under the contract, Inox Wind will supply, erect and commission 250 MW of wind power projects (in two phases of 126 MW and … Continue reading Inox Wind signs agreement with Continuum Power to set up 250 MW of wind power project

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India extends deadlines for wind energy projects

On 17 April, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) issued an order to grant a deadline extension for renewable energy projects equivalent to the period of lockdown plus 30 days additional blanket extension without the need for the developers to provide any evidence to provide a buffer period of ‘normalisation’ after lockdown. The … Continue reading India extends deadlines for wind energy projects

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Indian government supports wind energy supply chain as lockdown continues

After extending the lockdown until the 3 May, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an order on 14 April, stipulating revised lockdown measures. In this order it was announced that selected additional activities will be allowed from 20 April, but manufacturing facilities are unlikely to resume activities until 3 May due to the extended … Continue reading Indian government supports wind energy supply chain as lockdown continues

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Blockade extends in India, wind turbine factories remain closed for now

Following the nation-wide locked down imposed on 24 March 2020, all non-essential businesses in the country have been shutdown for three weeks. To ensure uninterrupted power generation including generation from renewable power plants, only limited O&M staff are allowed to work on specific permission from the Regions State Police. However, on Tuesday 14 April, Prime … Continue reading Blockade extends in India, wind turbine factories remain closed for now

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Senvion to sell India wind energy operations

Insolvent German wind turbine maker Senvion GmbH has finally decided to exit India operations by selling its local manufacturing operation to a strategic investor. The company announced that it has entered into a binding agreement with a strategic investor to sell and transfer its fully operational Indian entity. This is further to company’s announcement last … Continue reading Senvion to sell India wind energy operations

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COVID-19 and wind power in India, China and Spain

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in India, the world’s fourth largest wind energy market in terms of cumulative installations, has announced that the disruption of supply chains due to the spread of coronavirus in China or any other country should be considered as a case of natural calamity and falls under a … Continue reading COVID-19 and wind power in India, China and Spain

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Total wind energy in India are expected to reach between 48 GW to 54 GW by 2020

Total wind energy installations in India are expected to reach between 48 GW to 54 GW by 2020 – well short of the government’s 60GW target. This implies that new tenders issued will be between 2 GW to 3 GW per year after accounting for the pipeline already under construction. The sudden decline in the … Continue reading Total wind energy in India are expected to reach between 48 GW to 54 GW by 2020

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Unlocking Immense Potential of India’s Wind Energy

In the global energy transition, India is one of the keystone countries for clean energy growth, coal phaseout and mobilisation of investment to power a low-carbon economy. As one of the largest onshore wind markets in the world in installation terms, India is also a primary market for supply, trade and investment opportunities in wind … Continue reading Unlocking Immense Potential of India’s Wind Energy

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India announces 4 gigawatts of solar, wind energy

India’s Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued two big tenders offering a total of 4 gigawatts solar and wind energy capacity. SECI has offered 2 gigawatts of capacity under the ninth edition of national-level solar power auctions. Developers participating in this tender will be free to set up projects at the location of … Continue reading India announces 4 gigawatts of solar, wind energy

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India has set itself a target of 60 GW of wind power capacity

India’s power generation from renewable energy sources stood at 10.325 billion units (BU) in January 2020, a 9.46 per cent increase from 9.433 BU generated in the same month last year, according to provisional data released by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), an arm of the power ministry. Total power generation from conventional and renewable … Continue reading India has set itself a target of 60 GW of wind power capacity

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GE Renewable Energy to deliver wind turbines for 300 MW wind farm in Gujarat, India

Selected by EDF Renewables / SITAC Group Joint Venture to provide 112 wind turbines for low wind speed conditions. Sitac Kabini wind farm will have a total installed capacity of 300 MW. Wind farm will produce enough green energy to meet annual electricity requirements for 1.3 million people in India. GE Renewable Energy has received … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to deliver wind turbines for 300 MW wind farm in Gujarat, India

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Wind energy in India, Siemens Gamesa and Suzlon accumulate 49% of wind turbines

Siemens Gamesa, Suzlon grab 49% of India’s wind turbine market share in 2019. Vestas, Inox Wind, GE Renewable Energy, and Envision Energy together took 47 per cent of wind power market share and the remaining 4 per cent was supplied by five other manufacturers. Wind turbine maker, Siemens Gamesa, emerged as India’s top turbine supplier … Continue reading Wind energy in India, Siemens Gamesa and Suzlon accumulate 49% of wind turbines

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