Tags: wind energy

Electricity is the future of economic growth in India: RK Singh

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, R. K. Singh addressed the 3rdGlobal Investors’ India Forum, here today. The theme of the event was ‘Ideate, Innovate, Implement and Invest in India’ and it was attended by global industry stalwarts. Addressing the august gathering, Singh said that looking at the future of growing power consumption in India, it is expected that […]

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IEA should encourage its members to increase renewables in energy mix: R K Singh

The International Energy Agency (IEA) should encourage its member countries to increase share of renewables in their energy baskets, Power Minister R K Singh said today.   “IEA should encourage all its member countries to increase the share of RE (renewable energy) in their respective energy baskets,” Singh told Fatih Birol, Executive Director, IEA in […]

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Narayana Murthy pitches for subsidies to clean energy firms

Recalling his mother’s ordeal of cooking on woodstove, Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy today said the government should provide subsidies to businesses which sell clean energy products like cookstoves in rural India. He also said India should focus more on providing better healthcare facilities, education, nutrition and clean energy to its vast population. “If […]

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Wind joins pricing race with solar : Bridge to India

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) completed a 1,000 MW wind project auction last week. Tariffs fell to a new low of INR 2.64 (US¢ 4)/ kWh. Winning bidders include ReNew (INR 2.64, 250 MW), Orange Power (INR 2.64, 200 MW), INOX Wind (INR 2.65, 250 MW), Sembcorp Green Infra (INR 2.65, 250 MW) and […]

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Orange Renewable Bags Two Awards for Excellence at IWEF Conference 2017

Orange Renewable, a 100% subsidiary of AT Holdings Pte Ltd, Singapore has been awarded Wind Energy Developer of the Year – Portfolio Performance (Gold category) and Wind Energy Developer of the Year (Silver Category) at the India Wind Energy Forum Conference 2017. Held annually, the IWEF Excellence awards aim to recognize and applaud the efforts of the leading performers […]

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DNV GL announces knowledge partnership to develop offshore wind sector in Taiwan

DNV GL has recently signed an agreement with leading Taiwanese stakeholders to collaborate on offshore wind testing and certification to drive the expansion and facilitate the development of offshore wind in Taiwan. The regulations for certification will be headed by the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection since it has been designated by the highest […]

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Wind turbines suspended high in the sky have potential as an alternative power source for Saudi Arabia

The notion of tethered wind turbines that generate electricity from abundant and reliable high-altitude winds seems futuristic. Now, KAUST research led by Georgiy Stenchikov has identified the most favorable areas for high-altitude wind-energy systems in the Middle East. The results confirm that there is abundant wind energy up there that could feasibly be harnessed, bringing […]

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Wind energy sector poised to deliver $3.7B in local spending to Alberta companies between now and 2030

The Alberta Government’s plan to add 5,000 MW of new renewable energy capacity by 2030 will deliver economic opportunities, in addition to environmental benefits, according to a new report by The Delphi Group for the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), which was produced with funding support from the Alberta government. As the most cost-competitive source of renewable […]

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Watch: Piyush Goyal at 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress, New Delhi

Minister of Power, Coal, Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, addressed a distinguished gathering of delegates attending the 3-day 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress  The Minister also gave away Energy and Environment Foundation Global Excellence awards 2017 during the inaugural session of the conference. The annual conference is visualized and planned in the backdrop […]

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