Tagged: Wind

Record level of wind power produced in Gujarat

On Tuesday, Gujarat saw its highest ever levels of power generation from wind energy, thanks to high wind velocities on its coast and steadily increasing generation capacity. Wind power generation in the state reached...

Renewable power to GUVNL’s rescue

Renewable energy generation, which has crossed 3,400 MW, has come as a big relief for state-run power utility Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL), which has been forced to buy costly gas-based power in...

Eastspring to invest in Continuum Wind Energy unit

Eastspring Investments, the Asian asset management arm of Prudential Plc, has agreed to invest in a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley-backed Continuum Wind Energy Ltd, as it seeks more opportunities for such investments across Asia....

India plans second wind tender

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has revealed plans for a second 1GW wind power tender in the south Asian country. The tender will be open to developers on a build, own and operate...

Wind power passes inflexion point in India

The mood was buoyant at the Windergy India 2017 conference held in New Delhi this week. Industry leaders, regulators and government officials were unanimous in predicting a bright outlook for the wind power sector that...

India releases draft guidelines for wind tenders

India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) on Friday published draft guidelines for wind power auctions and said it is seeking comments and suggestions on the proposed rules by April 21. Currently, distribution...

NTPC commissions its first wind turbine

National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), which is India’s largest power company, has commissioned its first wind turbine of 2 MW at Rojmal Wind Power Project in Gujarat.   With this, NTPC has marked its presence...

Wind power bids seem unrealistic

The recent bid by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to set up 1000 MW wind power plants saw tariffs drop to ?3.46 per unit. This has set a new benchmark for wind...