Tags: wind energy

NIWE extends EoI deadline for 1 GW offshore wind energy to June 8

National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has extended the deadline for submission of expression of interest to June 8 from May 25 and also relaxed eligibility norms for 1GW offshore wind capacities to be set up off the Gujarat coast. The NIWE, which is an autonomous body under Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, had […]

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Cabinet approves MoU signed between India and France in the field of Renewable Energy

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and France in the field of Renewable Energy on 10th March, 2018 in New Delhi. Both sides aim to identify research/ demonstration/ pilot project between National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), India […]

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 70 wind turbines to three projects in Norway

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply three onshore wind farms in Norway including 70 units of its Onshore OptimaFlex wind turbines. The SWT-DD-130 turbines will each feature a rated capacity of 4.2 megawatts (MW) and a 130 meter diameter rotor. All turbines will be installed on steel towers with 125 meter hub heights. The […]

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Cabinet approves to two separate MoUs with France and Morocco on renewable energy

The Cabinet gave its ex-post facto approval to two separate memorandum of understandings (MoUs) with France and Morocco for cooperation in the field of renewable energy. “The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and France in the field […]

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Siemens Gamesa tests redox flow battery at its La Plana test site in Spain

Hybrid projects combined of wind-energy, solar PV and other energy sources are becoming a more and more attractive option to drive the energy transition to higher shares of renewable energy in the mix. Siemens Gamesa is one of the pioneers in this development with a long term track record in hybridization and off-grid technology. Now […]

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India poised to join China as global leaders in renewables: Report

India is poised to join China as the two global leaders in the renewable energy technology-led transformation, a US-based research institute said on Tuesday. India doubled solar installs to 10 GW in 2017-18 and is rapidly up-scaling capacity to strive towards the ambitious and transformational 100 GW of solar by 2022, Director of Energy Finance […]

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Is it possible to get 100 percent of our energy from renewable sources?

The questions regarding renewable energy are never-ending. Is there enough space for all the wind turbines and solar panels to provide all our energy needs? What happens when the sun doesn’t shine and the wind doesn’t blow? Won’t renewables destabilise the grid and cause blackouts? A study conducted by the Lappeenranta University of Technology explored […]

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Wind and solar energy in India are now outpacing fossil fuels : Report

Wind and solar energy in India are now outpacing fossil fuels as investment opportunities providing on average 12 per cent higher annual returns, 20 per cent lower annual volatility and 61 per cent higher risk-adjusted returns than coal and natural gas, reports said on Friday. Investors also increasingly see renewable energy as less risky than […]

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Siemens Gamesa inaugurates a new technology centre for renewable energy electric systems in Madrid

Siemens Gamesa inaugurated a new Gamesa Electric technology and manufacturing centre in the Madrid town of San Fernando de Henares. As a result, the company has expanded and upgraded the facilities previously operated in Coslada, evidencing its clear-cut strategic commitment to technology development and innovation. This new plant is an important electric systems centre and […]

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