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Viability, implementation risks constrain outlook for wind energy sector; capacity addition to rise to 16 GW by 2023

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

The country's wind energy sector is likely to see a slow growth with regard to capacity addition over the next five years, CRISIL Research said on Wednesday. ...

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Rs 1.1 lakh crore investment expected in wind energy projects over five years

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

India is likely to witness fresh investments worth Rs 1.1 lakh crore flowing into wind energy projects of 14-16 gigawatt (GW) capacity over five years through 2023....

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India goes into overdrive with 6 GW tender plans announced in five days

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2019

With India 72 GW short of meeting its target of installing 100 GW of solar generation capacity by 2022, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has gone into overdrive. ...

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India Auctions 1.2 Gigawatts Of Wind Capacity At 3.97¢/kWh

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2019

India wrapped up the sixth edition of its government-backed national wind energy tenders last month. The auction saw the second-highest tariff bid seen in such auctions. ...

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Promise of world's cheapest wind power faces delays in India

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 1, 2019

 

India has drawn global attention since it started awarding wind power projects at record-low tariffs, spurring optimism that renewable energy could supplant the nation’s abundant coal resources in electricity generation. But about half of the more than one gigawatt...

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New global wind installations to reach 55 GW per year to 2023

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2019

 New global wind power installations will reach 55 gigawatts (GW) or more per year until 2023, driven by significant growth in Southeast Asia and offshore wind globally, a report by the Global Wind Energy Council said. The global wind industry installed 51.3 GW of new...

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GIC, ADIA to power Greenko again with $550m cheque

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By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2019

Sovereign wealth funds GIC Holdings Pte Ltd of Singapore and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) are investing $550 million of fresh primary capital in Greenko, India’s largest renewable...

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Slowdown in India, Germany led drop in onshore wind energy capacity in 2018

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 15, 2019

The global commissioning of onshore wind turbines declined 3 per cent in 2018, partly due to a slowdown in India and Germany, even as the growth is expected to bounce back in 2019, with a 32 per cent jump to 60 Gigawatt (Gw), clean energy research firm BNEF said. Companies...

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Wind, solar power to be preferred energy sources by 2030 in India: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2019

Renewables would be preferred source of energy by 2030 with tariffs ranging between Rs 1.9-2.6 per unit for wind and solar power and storage cost declining by around 70 per cent, a report by Energy Transition Commission (ETC India) said. The cost of wind power will be between...

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India deployed more than 25GW of solar by 2019 - Ministry

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 13, 2019

India's total solar PV deployment hit 25.21GW by the end of last year, according to figures supplied to parliament by the minister for new and renewable energy and power, R.K. Singh. ...

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