Torrent Power Acquires 156 MW Wind Projects from CESC for ₹7.9 Billion

Torrent Power Acquires 156 MW Wind Projects from CESC for ₹7.9 Billion

Torrent Power Limited has entered into a share purchase agreement with CESC Limited, Haldia Energy Limited, and other nominal shareholders to acquire 100% of the share capital of Surya Vidyut ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Wind
APTEL Directs DISCOM to Maintain Financial Discipline, Pay Power Generators on Time

APTEL Directs DISCOM to Maintain Financial Discipline, Pay Power Generators on Time

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, dismissed the application filed by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) and directed the State Electricity Regulatory Commission ...
/ / Other, Wind
Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Pay Interest Dues to Three Wind Energy Generators

Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Pay Interest Dues to Three Wind Energy Generators

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent order, directed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) to pay 1% interest per month for delayed payment to ...
/ / Other, Wind
Global Offshore Wind Installation Totaled 6.1 GW in 2020

Global Offshore Wind Installation Totaled 6.1 GW in 2020

In its recent report, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said that the global offshore wind installation stood at 6.1 GW in 2020, a slight decline compared to 6.24 GW ...
/ / Wind
NTPC Floats Tender for 300 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects

NTPC Floats Tender for 300 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects

NTPC Limited has invited bids to develop 300 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind energy projects anywhere in India. The scope of work includes detailed design, engineering, micro-siting, manufacture, ...
/ / Other, Wind
Europe Adds 1.3 GW of Offshore Wind Capacity in 1H 2021

Europe Adds 1.3 GW of Offshore Wind Capacity in 1H 2021

Europe has installed 1.3 GW of new offshore wind capacity in the first half of 2021, according to WindEurope, a Brussels-based association promoting wind energy in Europe. The European Union ...
/ / Wind
Karnataka Rejects Wind Developer’s Plea for Revision of Tariff for an Old Project

Karnataka Rejects Wind Developer’s Plea for Revision of Tariff for an Old Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in a recent order, ruled that Swarna Properties, a wind developer, is entitled to a tariff of ₹3.40 (~$0.047)/kWh for the first ten years ...
/ / Wind
US Added a Record 16.8 GW of Wind Power Capacity in 2020 Report

US Added a Record 16.8 GW of Wind Power Capacity in 2020: Report

The United States installed a record 16.8 GW of wind capacity last year. Wind accounted for 42% of all new capacity in 2020, representing an investment of $24.6 billion. The ...
/ / Wind
DISCOM Directed to Pay ₹705 Million in Generation Based Incentive to a Wind Project

DISCOM Directed to Pay ₹705 Million in Generation Based Incentive to a Wind Project

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has granted six weeks to a distribution company (DISCOM) in Andhra Pradesh for the payment of a withheld amount of ₹705.4 million (~$9.6 ...
/ / Wind
Maharashtra DISCOM Directed to Clear Dues of Four Wind Energy Generators

Maharashtra DISCOM Directed to Clear Dues of Four Wind Energy Generators

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has ordered the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to fulfill its payment obligations for energy injected into the grid from four wind ...
/ / Wind
POSOCO to Probe Wind Power Curtailment Allegation in Andhra Pradesh

POSOCO to Probe Wind Power Curtailment Allegation in Andhra Pradesh

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has directed the Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO) to submit a report within four weeks and indicate whether there was an intentional curtailment of ...
/ / Wind
MSEDCL Floats Tender to Procure Power from 800 MW of Wind Power Projects

MSEDCL Floats Tender to Procure Power from 800 MW of Wind Power Projects

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) has issued requests for selection (RfS) to procure 500 MW wind power from intrastate wind power projects and 300 MW wind power from ...
/ / Wind
Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for 200,000 Mono or Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for 200,000 Mono or Multicrystalline Solar Cells

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Union and the Rajasthan governments, has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) to supply 200,000 monocrystalline or multicrystalline ...
/ / Wind
Wind Turbine Prices to Increase by 10% as Commodity Prices Rise Report

Wind Turbine Prices to Increase by 10% as Commodity Prices Rise: Report

The prices of wind turbines are expected to increase by up to 10% over the next 12 to 18 months because of the rise in commodity prices, logistic costs, and ...
/ / Other, Wind
Suzlon Posts 122% Increase in Net Revenue in Q1 FY 2022

Suzlon Posts 122% Increase in Net Revenue in Q1 FY 2022

Pune-based renewable energy solutions provider Suzlon Energy Limited announced the results for the first quarter (Q1) of the financial year (FY) 2022. As per the financial statement released by the ...
/ / Other, Wind
Wind Installations Up 76% Year-over-Year With 239 MW of New Capacity Added

Wind Installations Up 76% Year-over-Year With 239 MW of New Capacity Added

Wind installations in India in the second quarter (Q2) of 2021 were down by 62% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ), with 239 MW added in Q2 2021, compared to 623 MW added in ...
/ / Wind
Karnataka Retains Generic Tariff of ₹3.26kWh for Wind Projects in FY 2021-22

Karnataka Retains Generic Tariff of ₹3.26/kWh for Wind Projects in FY 2021-22

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in a recent order, ruled that the generic tariff for wind power projects will continue to be ₹3.26 (~$0.044)/kWh as determined in the earlier ...
/ / Wind
CERC Denies Transfer of Bank Guarantee for Stage-II Connectivity of Wind Projects

CERC Denies Transfer of Bank Guarantee for Stage-II Connectivity of Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent order, rejected ReNew Power’s petition to adjust the bank guarantee upon grant of stage-II connectivity against the letter of award (LoA) issued ...
/ / Wind
Regulator Rejects Wind Developers' Plea for Interest on Delayed Payment by DISCOM

Regulator Rejects Wind Developers’ Plea for Interest on Delayed Payment by DISCOM

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, has rejected the petition seeking directions against Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for failing to comply with the ...
/ / Other, Wind
Government Issues Guidelines for Offshore Wind Power Assessment Study and Survey

Government Issues Guidelines for Offshore Wind Power Assessment Study and Survey

Following the notification of the National Offshore Wind Energy Policy in 2015, the government, through the National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE), has issued ‘Guidelines for Offshore Wind Power Assessment ...
/ / Wind
Andhra Commission Allows PPAs of Two Wind Projects to be Canceled

Andhra Commission Allows PPAs of Two Wind Projects to be Canceled

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC), in a recent order, ruled that the power purchase agreements (PPAs) signed between two wind developers and the Southern Power Distribution Company of ...
/ / Wind
Wind Installations up 25% QoQ in the First Quarter of 2021

Wind Installations up 25% QoQ in the First Quarter of 2021

Wind installations in India in the first quarter of 2021 (Q1 2021) were up by 25% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ), with 623 MW added compared to 500 MW installed in the previous ...
/ / Wind
India to Add 20.2 GW of Wind Capacity Between 2021-2025, Wind Market to Grow by 50%

India to Add 20.2 GW of Wind Capacity Between 2021-2025, Wind Market to Grow by 50%

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and MEC Intelligence (MEC+) have jointly released the ‘India Wind Energy Market Outlook 2025’ report, which predicts that the world’s fourth-largest wind power market ...
/ / Wind
Regulator Allows Partial Credit Adjustment for an Open Access Wind Power Consumer

Regulator Allows Partial Credit Adjustment for an Open Access Wind Power Consumer

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent ruling, allowing for credit adjustment of units generated from wind projects for September 2017, July 2018, and October 2019 for an ...
/ / Wind
Bank Guarantee of a 300 MW Wind Project Stuck Under Regulatory Procedures

Bank Guarantee of a 300 MW Wind Project Stuck Under Regulatory Procedures

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has reserved its judgment, in reply to a petition filed by ReNew Power and its three subsidiaries on submitting a fresh bank guarantee to ...
/ / Other, Wind