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Adani Green switches on 75-MW wind farm in Gujarat

India’s Adani Green Energy has put on stream a 75MW wind farm in the state of Gujarat. The wind power plant will operate under a power purchase agreement (PPA) with state-owned utility Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution, which will buy its output at INR 2.85 (USD 0.0397/EUR 0.0356) per kWh for 25 years. Commercial sale of … Continue reading Adani Green switches on 75-MW wind farm in Gujarat

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India identifies offshore wind energy potential of 70,000 MW along Gujarat, Tamil Nadu coasts

India has planned to develop the first offshore wind energy project of 1 GW capacity off the coast of Gujarat. India has an estimated offshore wind energy potential to generate around 70,000 Megawatt (MW) power, most of that identified in coastal Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, according to the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE). … Continue reading India identifies offshore wind energy potential of 70,000 MW along Gujarat, Tamil Nadu coasts

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India will have 60 GW of wind power in 2022

The government has set the goal of installing 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, which includes 100 GW of solar energy, 60 GW of wind power, 10 GW of biomass and 5 GW of small hydroelectric projects. India’s renewable energy (RE) capacity had crossed 84 gigawatt (GW) mark by the end of November … Continue reading India will have 60 GW of wind power in 2022

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Inox Wind signs term sheet with Continuum Power Trading

Inox Wind, India’s leading wind energy solutions provider, has signed a Term Sheet with Continuum Power Trading (TN) Private Limited, part of Continuum Wind Energy group, to supply, erect and commission 250 MW of wind power projects (in two phases of 126 MW and 124 MW) comprising of a mix of 2 MW (113-metre rotor … Continue reading Inox Wind signs term sheet with Continuum Power Trading

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India set to cross 100 GW wind energy and solar power in 2020

India is set to cross the 100-Gw renewable energy capacity mark in 2020 and can make rapid strides towards the ambitious 175 Gw clean energy target by 2022 provided the government keeps a close eye on key issues and deals with those well in time. The government, however, needs to promote storage to ensure 24×7 … Continue reading India set to cross 100 GW wind energy and solar power in 2020

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India’s Wind Energy Sector Failed to Gain Speed in 2019

The wind energy sector, along with the rest of the renewable energy industry, has been facing multiple challenges on various fronts over the past few years and 2019 has been no different. The industry is still grappling with the slowing economy, low tariffs, tariff caps, curtailment, infrastructure constraints, and a plethora of duties and tariffs. Wind … Continue reading India’s Wind Energy Sector Failed to Gain Speed in 2019

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For Tamil Nadu’s wind energy sector, the future may not be a breeze

. The top producer of wind energy in the country and home to India’s biggest wind farm with an installed capacity of 1,500 MW at Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu’s generation, however, is slowing. According to data from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Tamil Nadu produced 10,147.1 million units of power from wind energy … Continue reading For Tamil Nadu’s wind energy sector, the future may not be a breeze

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Ladakh has wind energy potential of 100,000 MW

Ladakh has a wind power potential of 1 a hundred thousand megawatt (Mw) and preliminary studies have indicated the region holds tremendous promise for setting up commercial scale wind energy projects, according to K Balaraman, Director General of Chennai-based National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE). Ladakh, a Union Territory under the administrative control of the … Continue reading Ladakh has wind energy potential of 100,000 MW

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India’s installed wind energy capacity has surpassed the 37 GW

The information was provided by RK Singh, Union Minister of State for New & Renewable Energy, and Power, in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha. The minister revealed that the cumulative installed capacity of wind power (as on 31.10.2019) in the country is 37,090.03 MW. Further adding that, so far, bids … Continue reading India’s installed wind energy capacity has surpassed the 37 GW

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Wind power projects of 12,162 MW awarded so far in India, 37,090 MW installed

Union Minister of State (IC) New & Renewable Energy and Power, R.K. Singh, said today that wind power projects are set up in the country, including in the state of Rajasthan, on the basis of commercial principles taking into account wind resource, land availability, transmission infrastructure, etc. So far, bids for 15,100 MW of wind … Continue reading Wind power projects of 12,162 MW awarded so far in India, 37,090 MW installed

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Ingeteam supplies 1 GW of wind power converters in India

The company, which supplies wind converters from its plant located in Chennai, in southern India, has reached 1 GW in its first year of operations. Ingeteam, a global and independent supplier of electrical conversion equipment, has supplied 1GW in its first year of operations at the Chennai wind plant in southern India. In this way, … Continue reading Ingeteam supplies 1 GW of wind power converters in India

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Wind energy in India, Inox Wind wind turbines for wind farm in Gujarat

Inox Wind has received an order from ReNew Power Ltd under the SECI – 2 regime for 38MW wind power project to be developed at Anjar in Gujarat. Reacting to this news, the stock of the company gained by 4.19 per cent in today’s morning trading session. The mentioned project is expected to be commissioned … Continue reading Wind energy in India, Inox Wind wind turbines for wind farm in Gujarat

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Highlight potential of offshore wind power in emerging countries

Eight major emerging markets have a technical potential for offshore wind energy that triples the installed electricity generation capacity of the European Union, said a World Bank (WB) study. Brazil, India, Morocco, the Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Turkey and Vietnam have, for this form of generation, with potentialities of 3.1 terawatts (TW): more than … Continue reading Highlight potential of offshore wind power in emerging countries

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Inox Wind sells its wind turbines for Adani Green wind power plant

The company in its press release said it has closed a deal for sale of a 50 MW wind power project at Dayapar, Kutch in the state of Gujarat in which Adani will be the strategic investor. This project is part of the capacity won under SECI bids for wind power projects connected on the … Continue reading Inox Wind sells its wind turbines for Adani Green wind power plant

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Siemens Gamesa wins prestigious Deming Prize for quality standards in India, a first for a wind energy company

Siemens Gamesa, India’s leading renewable energy player, was awarded the coveted Deming prize on October 1 for its industrial operations covering all four of its manufacturing units and other support functions in India. The prestigious Deming Prize is awarded by the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE), to companies that have demonstrated exceptional performance … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa wins prestigious Deming Prize for quality standards in India, a first for a wind energy company

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Siemens Gamesa strengthens its leadership in India wind energy

The company will install 206 SG 2.2-122 wind turbines for its first wind power projects with Alfanar in the country. The order includes two wind farm projects which will be developed in Bhuj in the state of Gujarat. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured its first order in India with Alfanar for the supply of … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa strengthens its leadership in India wind energy

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Senvion India to gain operational control for better local wind energy market positioning

Senvion announced that it has decided to transform Senvion India into an independent standalone operational wind power business unit. The new arrangement means that Senvion India can operate independently to offer all wind turbines to its clients including in-country wind turbine supply agreements, engineering, manufacturing, local R&D support and wind farm service provision. The arrangement … Continue reading Senvion India to gain operational control for better local wind energy market positioning

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India, a future wind power center

Wind turbines manufacturers are expanding their capacity in India to boost the country’s exports, even though the national industry is struggling. India is well positioned to become a manufacturing center for the wind power industry and is emerging as an important part of the global supply chain, according to Ben Backwell, executive head of the … Continue reading India, a future wind power center

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Wind power in India: Vestas to establish new nacelle and hub assembly factory

The global demand for wind energy continues to grow both in volume and the number of markets where wind energy offers a sustainable and cost-competitive solution for meeting the world’s energy needs. To address this, improve competitiveness, and expand our supply chain footprint in India, Vestas intends to establish a new nacelle and hub assembly … Continue reading Wind power in India: Vestas to establish new nacelle and hub assembly factory

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EDF Renewables and Total Eren sign PPA for more than 700 MWp of solar energy in India

Total Eren and EDF Renewables officially announce the signature of four 25-year long term Power Purchase Agreements (PPA), for four solar power projects totaling 716 MWp of installed capacities in northern India. These projects have been awarded to EDEN Renewables India, their solar photovoltaic equally owned joint venture in India. EDEN Renewables India signed: End … Continue reading EDF Renewables and Total Eren sign PPA for more than 700 MWp of solar energy in India

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