Tags: wind energy

Vestas secures 459 MW turbines order from PacifiCorp

Vestas has received an order for 459 MW of V136-4.2 MW turbines operating in 4.3 MW power optimised mode from PacifiCorp, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for two wind projects, TB Flats I and II, located in Wyoming. Including previously purchased V110-2.0 MW turbines, the projects will have a combined capacity of 503 MW. […]

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IWTMA submits recommendations to MNRE at Chintan Baithak

Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) today participated in the brainstorming session, ‘Chintan Baithak’ organized by Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) and submitted their recommendations to the Ministry. Chairman Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers’ Association said, “The wind energy sector has been reeling under tremendous pressure and struggling with the transition from FiT to reverse […]

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Renewable capacity growth worldwide stalled in 2018: IEA

After nearly two decades of strong annual growth, renewables around the world added as much net capacity in 2018 as they did in 2017, an unexpected flattening of growth trends that raises concerns about meeting long-term climate goals. Last year was the first time since 2001 that growth in renewable power capacity failed to increase […]

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Tangedco looking to bring more power in old wind energy generators: Report

Tangedco is reportedly looking to bring more power to old wind energy generators with higher capacity and modern equipment. Tamil Nadu is one of the states that have taken major strides in wind energy generation , so some of the mills are as old as 33 years and many are below 1MW capacity. Now, new […]

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India to install 54.7 GW wind capacity by 2022: Fitch Solutions

India is likely to install 54.7 GW of wind capacity by 2022 against the 60-GW target set by the government, said Fitch Solutions Macro Research in a report. The country has set an ambitious target of installing 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by the year 2022, which includes 100 GW from solar, 60 GW […]

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Tangedco takes GPS help to measure wind power generation

Over the last few months Tangedco with the help of GPS has been measuring wind power generation in real time. According to ET , Tangedoco has installed GPS system in all windmills across the state and this has helped discoms to measure the power generation from a windmill without going to the spot. Tamil Nadu […]

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ASSOCHAM, REPA sign MoU to Hydropower, new and alternate energy

The Renewable Energy Promotion Association (REPA) and The Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) on Wednesday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in New Delhi. As per the MoU, both ASSOCHAM and REPA would collaborate together to promote substantial and tangible actions to increase the co-operation between the two associations. These are some […]

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Gujarat’s wind and solar energy projects delayed due to tepid response

Tepid response for Gujarat’s wind and solar energy projects led to a continuous bid postponement. The techno-commercial bids submission for the state’s 1,000 MW solar tender took place for the third time on Saturday and was able to attract only 50 MW. According to industry officials, the tariff which was capped at Rs 2.75 per […]

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Developers of offshore wind farm investing USD 4.5M in Rhode Island

The developers of a new offshore wind farm  on Monday announced that they’re investing $4.5 million in Rhode Island to advance the industry in the state. Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo said it was fitting that the funding from Danish-based Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind and Eversource was announced during a statehouse event on Earth Day, to […]

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URI students develop acoustic device to detect whales near offshore wind farm

A group of six ocean engineering students at the University of Rhode Island has developed an acoustic device that successfully detects the sounds made by whales and other marine mammals in the vicinity of the Block Island Wind Farm. The invention was created for the students’ senior capstone design class, a yearlong project that requires […]

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