Tags: wind energy

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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IL&FS gets approval for sale of wind energy projects to Orix Corp

Cash strapped Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) Monday said it has received approval from NCLAT appointed Justice (Retd) D K Jain for the proposed sale of its balance 51 per of stake in seven wind energy subsidiaries to Orix Corporation of Japan. Justice Jain who has been appointed by the NCLAT to supervise the […]

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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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Global wind power capacity to grow by 60% over next 5 years: Wood Mac

Global wind power capacity additions are expected to sit at an annual average of 71GW from 2019-2023 and 76GW from 2024-2028, according to new analysis from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. As noted in the report, ‘Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update: Q2 2019′, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables has upgraded it’s global wind power outlook […]

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Adani Renewable Energy Park wins 130-MW wind power project from SECI

Adani Renewable Energy Park (Gujarat) has bagged a 130-megawatt (MW) wind power project in an auction by state-owned Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). “Adani Renewable Energy Park (Gujarat) Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) had won a bid for setting up a 130 MW ISTS (inter-state transmission system)-connected wind power […]

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PM Modi calls for focus on alternate energy, economic cooperation at SCO Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for greater cooperation among the SCO countries in combatting terrorism, promoting economy, alternate energy and healthcare as he outlined India’s commitment to peace and economic prosperity in the region. Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here, Modi gave a template, ‘HEALTH’, for strengthening cooperation. “Our vision is to strengthen the healthy cooperation among […]

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Power Minister RK Singh holds meeting with gencos to push renewable energy

Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh on Thursday held a meeting to address implementation issues regarding the mechanism for providing flexibility in generation and scheduling of thermal power stations to reduce emissions. The mechanism allows power generators to increase share of renewables in their overall energy mix for meeting their committed […]

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Global offshore wind O&M spend to grow to Euro 11 billion by 2028: WoodMac

The global offshore wind operation and maintenance (O&M) market is expected to grow by 17% annually to €11 billion by 2028, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables. Europe is the largest contributor with €6.7 billion in value while the Asia Pacific region is keeping up the pace in O&M market size […]

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