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The University of Aberdeen moves to embrace energy transition opportunities

The University of Aberdeen will showcase its expertise in energy research at this year’s SPE Offshore Europe, as it announces its ambition to create a new Centre for Energy Transition. The Centre – which aims to build on the University’s status as a global leader in energy research and teaching – will align research and […]

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Sembcorp commissions 200 MW wind power project in Bhuj

The Indian arm of Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries on Friday said it has commissioned 200 megawatt of wind power project at Bhuj in Gujarat, taking its total generating capacity to 450 MW to become the largest producer of electricity from wind energy in the country. Sembcorp Energy India Ltd reported an 8 per cent rise in […]

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Land acquisition, infra continue major impediments for timely completion of wind projects: Care

Even as the amendments have been made to bidding guidelines for wind projects in India, land acquisition and evacuation infrastructure will continue to remain major impediments for timely completion of such projects, according to a report. Last week, the government made certain amendments to the bidding guidelines for wind projects to fast-track installation of such […]

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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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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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Suzlon Q4 net loss narrows to Rs 294.64 crore

Suzlon Energy on Thursday said its consolidated net loss for the March quarter narrowed to Rs 294.64 crore from Rs 469.85 crore a year ago, mainly due to lower expenses. Total consolidated income from operations declined to Rs 1,450.47 crore in the fourth quarter of 2018-19, compared to Rs 2,189.18 in year-ago period, the company […]

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Orix to buy seven 874 MW wind energy plants of IL&FS

Debt-ridden IL&FS on Sunday said Japan’s Orix Corporation, which owns 49 per cent share each in its seven operating wind power plants, has expressed intent to buy the remaining stake in those assets. The seven wind power plants, in the form of special purpose vehicles (SPVs) and owned by IL&FS Wind Energy Limited (IWEL), are […]

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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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Global energy investment stabilised above USD 1.8 trillion in 2018: IEA

Global energy investment stabilised in 2018, ending three consecutive years of decline, as capital spending on oil, gas and coal supply bounced back while investment stalled for energy efficiency and renewables, according to the International Energy Agency’s latest annual review. The findings of the World Energy Investment 2019 report signal a growing mismatch between current trends and […]

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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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