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India Plans Auctions for 4 Gigawatts of Wind Power This Fiscal Year

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 21, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is seeking to step up the pace of auctioning power-purchase contracts for wind-energy plants, building on a contest that reaped record-low prices for...

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Ministry of New and Renewable Energy plans to push auction route for wind power

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 11, 2017

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has proposed to allow state-owned power distribution companies (discoms) to conduct reverse auctions for procuring wind power. The move, an effort...

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Sembcorp wins India wind power project

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 10, 2017

Sembcorp Industries announced on Monday (April 10) that its renewable energy business in India has won a bid for a new wind power project with close to 250 megawatts in capacity....

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India adds record wind power capacity of 5,400MW in 2016-17

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 3, 2017

India added a record wind power capacity of 5,400 MW in 2016-17, much more than the target of 4,000 MW it had set itself for the year, according to official data.

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Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh refuse to pay higher tariff for wind power

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 23, 2017

Two of India’s high wind energy potential states have refused to buy wind power at a rate higher than the one arrived at the country’s first ever wind power auction, putting in jeopardy about...

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Maharashtra to restart wind power purchase agreements after 3 years

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 22, 2017

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company, the main power utility, is set to resume signing power purchase agreements with wind developers in the state after a gap of almost three...

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Karnataka mulls competitive bidding for wind power

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 21, 2017

 After the success of the recent central government-sponsored auction of wind power capacity, Karnataka is looking to do the same.

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Inox Wind looks to sell its stake in new project

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 15, 2017

Inox Wind Infrastructure Services Ltd., one of the four winners of the first wind power auction held in October, is already looking to sell a stake in the 250 MW project it was awarded, people...

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Greenko Group eyes Bhoruka Power’s clean energy portfolio

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 14, 2017

Greenko Group is looking to acquire hydro and wind power producer Bhoruka Power Corp. Ltd’s renewable energy portfolio of 310 megawatts (MW).

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Actis sets aside $500 million for renewable energy projects in India

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 10, 2017

 

Private equity fund Actis Capital, which has just completed raising $2.75 billion, has earmarked $500 million for investing in India’s wind and solar projects, according to industry...

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