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The University of Aberdeen moves to embrace energy transition opportunities

The University of Aberdeen will showcase its expertise in energy research at this year’s SPE Offshore Europe, as it announces its ambition to create a new Centre for Energy Transition. The Centre – which aims to build on the University’s status as a global leader in energy research and teaching – will align research and […]

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NCLT allows IL&FS to sell 7 wind assets to Orix for Rs 4,800 crore

The National Company Law Tribunal Wednesday cleared the sale of IL&FS’s seven wind energy assets to Japan’s Orix Corporation for Rs 4,800 crore, which will partially help reduce its debt burden of over Rs 99,000 crore. The tribunal comprising of VP Singh and Rajesh Sharma allowed the government-appointed board’s plea to approve sale of 51 […]

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IL&FS board seeks NCLT nod to sell 7 wind power units to Orix for Rs 4,800 cr

The IL&FS board on Tuesday sought the approval of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to sell seven wind assets to Japan’s Orix Corporation for Rs 4,800 crore, which will help reduce its debt burden of Rs 94,000 crore. Orix Corporation of Japan is already an equity partner in the group and owns 49 percent […]

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Sembcorp commissions 200 MW wind power project in Bhuj

The Indian arm of Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries on Friday said it has commissioned 200 megawatt of wind power project at Bhuj in Gujarat, taking its total generating capacity to 450 MW to become the largest producer of electricity from wind energy in the country. Sembcorp Energy India Ltd reported an 8 per cent rise in […]

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RRB Energy to set up Rs 130-cr facility for higher capacity wind mills

Wind turbine maker RRB Energy on Wednesday said it will invest Rs 130 crore to set up a new facility to manufacture high capacity wind mills. “RRB Energy will be establishing a new facility by infusing over Rs 130 crore for the purpose of engagement with higher capacity turbines. The new plant will boost state-of-the-art […]

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Land acquisition, infra continue major impediments for timely completion of wind projects: Care

Even as the amendments have been made to bidding guidelines for wind projects in India, land acquisition and evacuation infrastructure will continue to remain major impediments for timely completion of such projects, according to a report. Last week, the government made certain amendments to the bidding guidelines for wind projects to fast-track installation of such […]

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Government amends bidding guidelines for wind power projects

In a bid to fast-track wind power projects, the Centre has made certain amendments to the bidding guidelines for such projects, according to an official statement. The amendments have been made based on the experience of bidding and consultation with various stakeholders, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy said in a statement on Wednesday. […]

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Kenya launches Africa’s biggest wind farm

Kenya on Friday inaugurated Africa’s biggest wind power plant, a mammoth project in a gusty stretch of remote wilderness that now provides nearly a fifth of its energy needs. The $680-million (600 million euro) project, a sprawling 365-turbine wind farm on the eastern shores of Lake Turkana, will deliver 310 megawatts of renewable power to […]

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EDF Renewables and Masdar places 415 MW order in Saudi Arabia

A consortium formed by EDF Renewables and Masdar has placed a 415 MW order for the Dumat Al Jandal wind park in the Al Jouf region of Saudi Arabia. The project will be the country’s first utility-scale wind park, showcasing the increasing competitiveness of wind energy globally. The order is an engineering, procurement and construction […]

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IL&FS arm puts its shares in two wind energy assets for sale

Going ahead with its monetisation process, IL&FS Energy Development Company, a subsidiary of the crisis-hit IL&FS, has invited expressions of interest (EoI) to sell its stake in Sipla Wind Energy Ltd and Mahidad Wind Energy Private Ltd. Sipla Wind Energy is a special purpose vehicle with under-construction wind energy project with aggregate capacity of 43.2 […]

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