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E.ON announces start of construction on South Texas wind farm

E.ON announced Peyton Creek Wind farm, a 151 megawatt (MW) project, located in Matagorda County, Texas, is under construction and it expects to commission the project before the end of 2019. “Peyton Creek will be our 24th wind project in North America and construction, along with our long-term operation of this project, will deliver clean, low-cost energy to South […]

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Private firms, NGOs appeals political parties to include renewable energy in manifestos

A total of 160 private companies and NGOs on Monday made an appeal to all political parties to include decentralised renewable energy solutions in their manifestos for the general elections. The appeal was signed by Panasonic India, Barefoot Power, CSIR-NEERI, Observer Research Foundation, Prayas Energy Group and several others. The appeal was sent on behalf […]

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Siemens Invests in Greenko Group’s 200 MW Poovani Wind Power Project

Greenko Group has signed an agreement with Siemens Financial Services (SFS), the financing arm of Siemens AG, for an equity investment in its Poovani Wind Power project. The project is being developed in the state of Tamil Nadu and is backed by SECI. As per the agreement, SFS has agreed to take a 46% equity […]

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World Bank approves $185 million credit to add 310 MW renewable energy in Bangladesh

The World Bank has approved $185 million credit to add 310 Megawatt (MW) renewable energy generation capacity in Bangladesh and mobilise private sector participation to meet the growing demand for electricity in the country. The scaling up of renewable energy project will increase installed capacity of renewables through piloting and expanding investments in key market […]

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Google uses AI to predict wind energy output

In collaboration with its Britain-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) subsidiary DeepMind, Google has developed a system to predict wind power output 36 hours ahead of actual generation. Google said that these type of predictions can boost the value of wind energy and can strengthen the business case for wind power and drive further adoption of carbon-free […]

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Machine learning can boost the value of wind energy

Carbon-free technologies like renewable energy help combat climate change, but many of them have not reached their full potential. Consider wind power: over the past decade, wind farms have become an important source of carbon-free electricity as the cost of turbines has plummeted and adoption has surged. However, the variable nature of wind itself makes […]

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Vestas introduces V136-4.2 MW Extreme Climate wind turbine

Vestas has introduced the V136-4.2 MW Extreme Climate wind turbine as part of its efforts to offer innovative solutions to meet customer needs. This new variant of the powerful and proven 4 MW platform offers maximum energy production in low to medium wind speeds, while being designed to handle extreme weather conditions that have previously […]

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MNRE issue notice for Retrofitting of transmission lines and wind turbines to avoid bird collision

MNRE has issued notice for retrofitting of transmission lines and wind turbines to avoid bird collission in Great Indian Bustard (GIB) habitats of Rajasthan & Gujarat It is reported that electrocution with the transmission lines and collision with wind turbines of Wind Energy Farms are major causes of death of the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) […]

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Global Standards Kept 74,000 plus Wind Workers Safe in 2018

A group of the worlds’ largest wind turbine manufacturers and owners today re-affirmed their commitment to use globally recognized minimum safety training standards for wind workers across the world. Global Wind Organisation (GWO), a non-profit body owned by 16 leading wind energy companies has reported rapid rises in the numbers of people trained to its […]

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SECI inviting bids for setting up of 1200 MW ISTS-connected wind power projects

Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) is inviting online bids for Setting up of 1200 MW ISTS Connected Wind Power Projects (Tranche-VII) on a pan India basis. SECI notes that the detailed Request for Selection Document (RfS) shall be available for downloading by 22.02.2019 onwards on www.tcil-india-electronictender.com. Recently Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) […]

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