Tags: wind energy

Prysmian Secures €200 Million Offshore Wind Energy Project in the US

Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract worth approximately €200 million by Vineyard Wind, LLC, a US offshore wind development company 50% owned by funds of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and 50% by Avangrid Renewables , to provide a submarine power cable system which will deliver clean energy to the mainland power grid in the US. […]

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Brookfield set to acquire Axis Energy’s two wind farms: Report

Canada based firm Brookfield Asset Management Inc is gearing up to acquire Hyderabad-based Axis Energy’ two wind farms for INR 500 crore, reports ET citing sources. When acquired this will be Brookfield’s first direct acquisition in the renewable energy space in India. The firm back in 2017 acquired SunEdison’s solar yieldco TerraForm Global Inc, which […]

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Renewable energy is taking strides towards a subsidy-free era: EY report

EY in its 53rdRenewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI) revealed that the renewable energy sector is entering a new phase of subsidy-free growth across the world. Mainland China and the US remain at first and second positions respectively on the top 40 ranking, while France moves up two positions to third from fifth, led by a […]

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Energy investment has risen most rapidly in India: IEA

Aloha! India now carries the much awaited tag of the fastest growing energy market in the world. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) investment in the energy sector in the country grew at a rate of 12 per cent in 2018 — the highest growth rate as compared to any other country. “Energy investment […]

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Winning tariff at Gujarat wind auction remains at Rs 2.80 per unit: Report

Winning tariff at the Gujarat wind auction remained unchanged at Rs 2.80 per unit in the 745 MW of capacity awarded by the state’s utility on Monday. In February the Wind auction conducted by the renewable energy ministry had tariff in the range of Rs 2.82 to Rs 2.83 per unit. Enerfra bagged 40 MW […]

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Renewables can achieve global climate, energy goals without damming the rivers: WWF

With thousands of hydropower dams planned across the globe, a new report from WWF and The Nature Conservancy demonstrates how the renewable energy revolution can solve the world’s climate and energy challenge without sacrificing its remaining free-flowing rivers and the diverse benefits they provide to people and nature. Launched on the eve of the World […]

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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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