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Inox Wind bags order for 38 MW wind project from ReNew Power

Leading wind energy solutions provider Inox Wind said on Monday it has bagged an order for a 38 megawatt wind power project to be developed at Anjar town in Kutch district of Gujarat. The project from ReNew Power Ltd is under the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) second regime. It is scheduled to be […]

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ABB to connect world’s largest offshore wind farm to UK grid

ABB has been selected by energy companies SSE Renewables of the UK and Equinor of Norway to supply its high-voltage direct current (HVDC) Light converter systems to connect the world’s largest offshore wind farms in the Dogger Bank region of the North Sea to the UK transmission network. In the first ever use of the […]

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NREL Selected for Series of Offshore Wind Turbine Research Projects

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has been awarded $5.7 million in new funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) for work in the field of floating offshore wind turbines. NREL was named prime contractor for three projects within ARPA-E’s Aerodynamic Turbines Lighter and Afloat with Nautical Technologies and Integrated […]

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Asia Poised to Become Dominant Market for Wind Energy: IRENA

A new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds that Asia could grow its share of installed capacity for onshore wind from 230 Gigawatt (GW) in 2018 to over 2600 GW by 2050. By that time, the region would become a global leader in wind, accounting for more than 50 per cent of […]

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IL&FS completes sale of wind energy assets to Orix

In a major development in the resolution of the crisis-hit IL&FS and its group entities, IL&FS on Thursday said that it has completed the sale of its wind energy assets to Orix Corporation of Japan for Rs 4,900 crore, helping the debt ridden company to resolve its debt of over Rs 4,300 crore. In a […]

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JERA to Acquire 49% stake in Taiwan’s offshore wind project

Japan’s power generator JERA Co said on Wednesday it will buy a 49% stake in the Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan from Macquarie Capital for an undisclosed sum, in a bid to expand its renewable energy portfolio. JERA, a joint venture between Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings and Chubu Electric Power Co, already […]

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GE’s Haliade-X turbines to be used by Dogger Bank Wind Farms

Dogger Bank Wind Farms, which is developing what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm when built, has unveiled GE Renewable Energy as its preferred turbine supplier. Under the new deal, GE Renewable Energy will supply Dogger Bank with its next generation of offshore technology, the ground-breaking Haliade-X turbine, bringing the world’s most powerful […]

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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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Environment Ministry relaxes lease rent on wind power projects

In a bid to boost investments in wind power projects and provide clean energy at cheaper rates, the Environment Ministry on Thursday decided to relax the lease rent of Rs 30,000 per mega watt charged mandatorily from wind power companies. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar took the decision in a review meeting at the ministry headquarters, […]

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