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Gujarat High Court clears decks for state’s first wind auction

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 7, 2017

The Gujarat High Court on Monday dismissed a petition opposing the holding of the state’s first wind auction. An official at the state power distributor, Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL)...

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US firm challenges Tamil Nadu wind energy auction in High Court

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 10, 2017

A US-based renewable energy company has moved the Madras High Court challenging the recent wind auction held by Tamil Nadu government, claiming that its bid was unfairly rejected even though it...

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Tariff for wind energy at record low of Rs 2.83/unit

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2017

Wind energy tariffs dipped to a new low of less than Rs 3 per unit, dropping sharply from the previous record of Rs 3.42, in an auction for 1,000 megawatts of projects that continued late into...

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Offshore wind, hydro projects may get green energy tag

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2017

India doesn’t have any offshore wind projects currently.
The government plans to bring offshore wind energy and large hydro-electricity projects under the ambit of renewable energy, which...

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Wind companies withdraw High Court plea against Tamil Nadu auction

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 14, 2017

Wind energy developers and equipment manufacturers who moved the Madras High Court to stop Tamil Nadu from holding its wind auction have had second thoughts and withdrawn their petition. The...

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Tamil Nadu ends wind season evacuating 1,477 million units more in 2017

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

Wind power season has come to an end this year. In the last few days the wind power generation has gone down below 500MW while the total power demand has crossed 13,000MW. Compared to the last wind power season, Tangedco has evacuated not less than 20% more and in terms of...

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Tata Power Renewable boosts generation capacity by four-fold

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 29, 2017

Tata Power today said its renewable energy arm enhanced the generation capacity by over four-fold last fiscal.

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) generated 1,440 million units (MUs) from renewable energy sources like wind and solar in 2016-17 as compared to 329...

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MNRE to states: Uncertainty on PPAs may hit new wind projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2017

India’s wind energy programme will be choked for two years and the momentum of the country’s ambitious programme for renewables severely hit because distribution companies have “practically stopped” signing fresh power purchase agreements, the Central government said in a...

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Russia’s Rosatom eyes Inox’s wind turbine manufacturing business

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 21, 2017

Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corp. is exploring an investment in Inox Group’s wind turbine manufacturing business, said two people aware of the development.

The Russian government company’s interest in India’s second largest wind-turbine maker by market share...

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Wind energy companies move Madras High Court against auction of Tamil Nadu projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 8, 2017

Wind energy companies have moved the Madras High Court against the Tamil Nadu electricity distribution company’s move to auction wind energy projects with a new base price, and the sector...

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