MNRE Seeks Stakeholder Comments on Repowering Wind Projects Below 2 MW Capacity

MNRE Seeks Stakeholder Comments on Repowering Wind Projects Below 2 MW Capacity

India has an estimated wind repowering potential of 25.4 GW considering wind turbines of less than 2 MW capacity, according to the ‘Policy for Repowering of the Wind Power Projects, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
Wind Installations in India Grew by 129% YoY with 878 MW Added in Q3 2022

Wind Installations in India Grew by 129% YoY with 878 MW Added in Q3 2022

India installed 878 MW of wind capacity in the third quarter (Q3) of 2022, a 129% year-over-year (YoY) increase compared to 384 MW installed in the same period last year ...
IIT Mandi Researchers Claim Eco-Friendly Method to Recycle Wind Turbines

IIT Mandi Researchers Claim Eco-Friendly Method to Recycle Wind Turbines

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi have claimed to have successfully used microwaves to recycle polymer composites from old wind turbine blades, using a rapid, sustainable, and comparatively ...
/ / Technology, Wind
Tariff for an 8 MW Wind Project in Kerala Reduced to ₹4.70kWh, Due to Higher CUF

Tariff for an 8 MW Wind Project in Kerala Reduced to ₹4.70/kWh, Due to Higher CUF

Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has allowed Kerala State Electricity Board's (KSEB) petition to revise the generic tariff of an 8.4 MW wind project in Palakkad to ₹4.70 (~$0.057)/kWh ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
Empanelment Tender Issued for 14 MW of Wind Power Projects in Kerala

Empanelment Tender Issued for 14 MW of Wind Power Projects in Kerala

INKEL, a public-private partnership initiative promoted by the Government of Kerala, has invited bids to develop 14 MW of wind power projects at Ozhalapathy and Vadakarapathy in the Palakkad district ...
/ / Other, Wind
Maharashtra Regulator Asks DISCOM to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to Wind Power Generator

Maharashtra Regulator Asks DISCOM to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to Wind Power Generator

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to pay a late payment surcharge to a wind developer from March 15, 2017, to ...
/ / Other, Wind
Wind Turbine Manufacturer Suzlon to Raise ₹12 Billion Through Rights Issue

Wind Turbine Manufacturer Suzlon to Raise ₹12 Billion Through Rights Issue

India-based wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy hopes to raise ₹12 billion (~$147.09 million) through a right issue of 2.4 billion company shares. The shares with a face value of ₹2 ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other, Wind
Wind Energy Generator's Compensation Plea Rejected by Maharashtra Regulator

Wind Energy Generator’s Compensation Plea Rejected by Maharashtra Regulator

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has rejected a wind power generator’s petition seeking compensation from the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) for the power it injected from March 25, ...
/ / Wind
Maharashtra DISCOM Directed to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to a Wind Developer

Maharashtra DISCOM Directed to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to a Wind Developer

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently ruled in favor of a wind power developer and said that it was eligible for a late payment surcharge for January 2017 and ...
/ / Other, Wind
Linking Wind Tariff to Commodity Price Indices Could Mitigate Market Volatility GWEC

Linking Wind Tariff to Commodity Price Indices Could Mitigate Market Volatility: GWEC

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has suggested linking the tariff discovered in reverse auctions to commodity price indices to mitigate any volatility arising from an increase in the price ...
/ / Wind
Bids Invited to Install LiDAR Buoys to Capture Wind Resource Data off Tamil Nadu Coast

Bids Invited to Install LiDAR Buoys to Capture Wind Resource Data off Tamil Nadu Coast

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has invited bids for the supply, installation, and commissioning of an integrated floating buoy for mounting offshore light detection and ranging (LiDAR) together ...
/ / Other, Wind
Syngene to Procure Power from O2 Power’s Wind Project in Karnataka

Syngene to Procure Power from O2 Power’s Wind Project in Karnataka

Syngene International, an integrated research, development, and manufacturing services company, has entered into an agreement with O2 Power to procure power from the 100 MW wind project in Karnataka through ...
/ / Other, Wind
India can Add 23.7 GW Wind Capacity by 2026 with Policy Support Report

India can Add 23.7 GW Wind Capacity by 2026 with Policy Support: Report

India can add 23.7 GW of wind capacity by 2026 with supportive policies and dialogue between the central and state governments, according to the 'India Wind Energy Market Outlook 2026', ...
/ / Wind
Daily News Wrap-Up: KP Energy to Build Wind Projects for Aditya Birla

Why India’s Wind Potential Still Remains Largely Untapped

The National Institute of Wind Energy, NIWE's recent resource assessment indicates a gross wind power potential of 302 GW in the country at 100-meter hub height and 695.50 GW at ...
United States Added 13.4 GW of New Wind Capacity in 2021 Report

United States Added 13.4 GW of New Wind Capacity in 2021: Report

The United States added 13.4 GW of wind power capacity in 2021, with nearly $20 billion of investments in new wind projects during the year, according to the latest report ...
/ / Wind
Wind Turbine Maker Suzlon’s Revenue Up 21% YoY to ₹13.78 Billion in Q1 FY 2023

Wind Turbine Maker Suzlon’s Revenue Up 21% YoY to ₹13.78 Billion in Q1 FY 2023

Indian multinational wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy Limited posted net revenue of ₹13.78 billion (~$173.52 million) for the first quarter (Q1) of the financial year (FY) 2022-23, a year-over-year (YoY) ...
/ / Wind
Keppel Buys Stake in 465 MW Offshore Wind Farm in Germany for $314 Million

Keppel Buys Stake in 465 MW Offshore Wind Farm in Germany for $314 Million

Singapore-based Keppel Corporation and the trustee manager of Keppel Infrastructure Trust (KIT), Keppel Infrastructure Fund Management (KIFM), announced a joint investment of €305 million (~$314 million) to acquire a 50.01% ...
/ / Wind
Supply Chain Woes Hit Siemens Gamesa’s Wind Turbine Manufacturing, Revenue Dips

Supply Chain Woes Hit Siemens Gamesa’s Wind Turbine Manufacturing, Revenue Dips

Spain-based wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa reported a net loss of €446 million (~$453 million) in the third quarter (Q3) of the fiscal year (October to September), a year-over-year (YoY) ...
/ / Wind
Applications Invited for Training Partners Under Wind Energy Skill Development Program

Applications Invited for Training Partners Under Wind Energy Skill Development Program

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) is inviting applications from institutions interested in becoming training partners to impart training under Vayumitra Skill Development Program (VSDP) for the financial year ...
/ / Tenders & Auctions, Wind
India added 430 MW of Wind Capacity in Q2 2022

India added 430 MW of Wind Capacity in Q2 2022

India added 430.45 MW of wind power capacity in the second quarter (Q2) of 2022, a 57% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) increase compared to 275 MW installed in Q1 2022. The cumulative ...
Will Closed Bidding in Place of E-Reverse Auctions Boost the Indian Wind Sector

Will Closed Bidding in Place of E-Reverse Auctions Boost the Indian Wind Sector?

Five years after it was introduced, the government has decided to consider alternative options for e-reverse auctions following complaints from the industry that it is leading to unviable tariffs due ...
/ / Wind
Railways Seeks Consultant for Analysis of 13 Wind Turbine Generators in Rajasthan

Railways Seeks Consultant for Analysis of 13 Wind Turbine Generators in Rajasthan

REMC Limited, a joint venture of Indian Railways and RITES, has invited bids to hire a consultant for technical conditions assessment and technical-cum-health analysis for 13 wind turbine generators of ...
/ / Other, Wind
Offshore Wind Developer Orsted Acquires 100% Stake in Onshore Wind Company Ostwind

Offshore Wind Developer Orsted Acquires 100% Stake in Onshore Wind Company Ostwind

Denmark-based Orsted, an offshore wind developer and operator, entered into an agreement to acquire 100% in Ostwind, onshore wind and solar developer, owner, and operator. The agreement is based on ...
/ / Other, Wind
Lowest Tariff of ₹2.84/kWh Discovered in GUVNL’s 500 MW Wind Auction

Lowest Tariff of ₹2.84/kWh Discovered in GUVNL’s 500 MW Wind Auction

Gujarat State Electricity Corporation (GSECL), Rajpur Renewables (EDF Renewables), Juniper Green Energy, Solarcraft Power India 3 (Blupine Energy), TEQ Green Power XII (O2 Power), ACME Pokhran Solar, and Project Twelve ...
/ / Other, Wind
Keppel Group to Invest €160 Million in European Onshore Wind Energy Portfolio

Keppel Group to Invest €160 Million in European Onshore Wind Energy Portfolio

Keppel Corporation Limited and Keppel Infrastructure Fund Management are committing €160 million (~$160.49 million) for a 33.33% stake in a joint investment vehicle (FundCo) to acquire European onshore wind energy ...
/ / Wind