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Tangedco evacuates 5,079 MW of wind power, sets national record

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 13, 2017

Tangedco at 7pm on Monday evacuated 5,079MW of wind power, a new record in wind power evacuation in Tamil Nadu and India. It was a two hour sustained supply of over 5,000MW on Monday....

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Mettur power plant stops generation

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 11, 2017

Generation was stopped at the Mettur Thermal Power Plant (MTPP) on Saturday night after the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board generated more power through wind mills. Due to this, 600 MW of power...

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Developers reel under losses as Rajasthan companies shut off wind power supply

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 28, 2017

Wind power developers in Rajasthan face losses once again as state distribution companies unplug their supply from the grid, a practice known as backdown.

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Andhra Pradesh signs wind power PPAs, does U-turn, wants 25 percent price cut now

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 21, 2017

Andhra Pradesh’s electricity distribution companies (discoms) signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with various wind power generators at between Rs 4.76 and Rs 4.84 per unit in 2015, at...

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Karnataka discoms barred from buying more wind power

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 12, 2017

Thermal power plants are facing the heat from wind energy, prompting the regulator in Karnataka to order distribution companies to stop signing any power purchase agreement (PPA) with wind...

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Russia’s Rosatom may acquire wind power projects in India

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 12, 2017

Attracted by the opportunities in India’s green energy space, Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corp. is planning to enter the country’s renewable energy sector.

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Gujarat: Government constitutes panel to set up renewable projects at Kandla port, says Nitin Gadkari

By : SustainabilityO..., May 31, 2017

The Centre has constituted a panel to explore setting up 200 MW solar and wind energy project on the land at Kandla port in Gujarat, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. “Kandla port has 1.5...

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German wind-turbine major Enercon plans second coming into India

By : SustainabilityO..., May 30, 2017

German wind turbine major Enercon is all set to ‘come back’ to India, this time on its own. Earlier, Enercon India was a joint venture with the Mumbai-based Mehra family, which ended up in the...

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Suzlon develops turbine for low-wind sites

By : SustainabilityO..., May 29, 2017

Renewable energy solutions company Suzlon Energy, specialised in aerodynamic technology, has set its eyes on lowering the levelised cost of energy (LCoE) by 20 per cent in the next five years...

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Step up wind power capacity to be auctioned, says industry

By : SustainabilityO..., May 8, 2017

The wind industry has welcomed the launch of the second round of auction of wind power capacity for 1,000 MW, but has unequivocally said “not enough”.

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