Tags: wind energy

Tangedco to float solar and wind power tenders in the current FY: Report

Tangedco reportedly got approval from Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulation Commission (TNERC) to float solar and wind power tenders for the current financial year. According to TOI, TNERC has set the minimum tariff for solar at Rs 3 per unit and Rs 2.65 per unit for wind. The tenders are expected to be floated sometime next […]

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Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, ED of IESA appointed as the Chair of Global Energy Storage Alliance

The Global Energy Storage Alliance (GESA) has appointed Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, Executive Director of India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA), as its new Chair. The appointment was announced at the GESA board meeting held this month during Energy Storage North America in Pasadena, California, USA. Dr. Walawalkar replaces Janice Lin of the California Energy Storage Alliance […]

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Govt issued tenders for setting up 26-GW clean energy: IREDA chairman

The government is planning incentives to promote renewable power and it has already issued tenders for setting up 26-GW clean energy capacities, a top IREDA official said on Friday. Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) Chairman K S Popli said India is planning to produce 50 GW (from clean energy sources) in the next few […]

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41 per cent increase in renewable electricity sourced by companies: RE100 Report

A dramatic upsurge in demand for renewable energy from ambitious multinational companies was now shifting markets away from fossil fuels in more than 140 markets worldwide, a RE100 report said on Thursday. RE100 is the corporate leadership initiative led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, bringing together the world’s most influential businesses committed […]

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India aiming at 100 per cent renewable energy in Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep: RK Singh

Power and renewable energy minister RK Singh said that his government is looking at meeting the complete power demand of Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands through renewable energy. While addressing the delegates of Know India Programme the minister said “India has chosen the path of sustainable growth and we want to leave a green […]

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Wind power capacity addition to improve in near term: ICRA

Wind energy sector’s capacity addition will improve in near term, while the bid power tariffs in the recent wind power auctions inched upwards, an ICRA report said on Wednesday. The wind energy sector has witnessed project awards of 10 GW between February 2017 and September 2018 by central nodal agencies like the Solar Energy Corporation […]

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MNRE circulates the draft IWTCS to ensure quality of the wind energy projects in India

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) on Tuesday said it has circulated the draft Indian Wind Turbine Certification Scheme (IWTCS) for ensuring the quality of the wind energy projects in the country. The MNRE in consultation with the National Institute of Wind Energy Chennai has prepared a draft of new scheme called Indian […]

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Government is serious about promoting renewable energy: Chairperson of JERC

Chairperson of Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC),  M K Goel speaking to ET said that the government is serious about promoting renewable energy and it is completely wrong assuming that JERC has vested interests in promoting thermal energy alone. Responding to the allegation cum query of a citizen, Ashish Kamat he said “National level studies […]

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SPDA is pressing for removal of tariff cap for 1.2 GW hybrid tender

Solar Power Developers Association (SPDA) is pressing for removal of Rs 2.6 per unit tariff cap to generate adequate response for 1,200 MW hybrid auction. The auction scheduled for October 26 was postponed till November 14. The successful bidder would set up solar and wind capacities of 1,200 MW together. “The industry’s demand is to […]

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Inox Wind posts net profit of Rs 2 crore in July-September quarter

Wind turbine maker Inox Wind posted a net profit of Rs 2 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2018. “We have an EBITDA profit of Rs 53 crore as compared to an EBITDA loss of Rs 20 crore and have a PAT(profit after tax) profit of Rs 2 crore (in July September) as compared […]

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