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India’s wind capacity addition in 2020 will be lower than in the last few years: BloombergNEF

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jun 26, 2020

India is expected to install between 1,306-1,506MW of wind capacity in calendar year 2020, which, because of the Covid-19 outbreak this year, will be substantially lower than in the last few...

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Subject Tags: Clean Energy , wind power

EDF wants India to play important role in its strategy of becoming carbon neutral by 2050

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 15, 2020

French electric utility company Électricité de France (EDF) expects India to play an important role in its global strategy of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. It is in the process of scaling up solar and wind power generation capacity in India to 2 gigawatts by 2022 and is...

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Ircon Partners With NIIFL, Ayana to Explore Opportunities in Solar Energy

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 2, 2020

Ircon International Limited, formerly Indian Railway Construction Limited, an engineering and construction organisation has announced that it has signed a pact with the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Limited (NIIFL) and Ayana Renewable Power for exploring...

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Senvion India set to be taken over by Saudi’s Alfanar

By : Sustainability ..., May 26, 2020

Wind turbine manufacturer, Senvion India, is all set to be taken over by the Saudi Arabian conglomerate, Alfanar. Senvion India Pvt Ltd is part of the German company Senvion GmbH, formerly known as RE Power. It was briefly owned by the Indian wind turbine company, Suzlon...

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COVID-19: Siemens Gamesa shuts factories in India

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2020

Siemens Gamesa has closed manufacturing plants in India in response to a three-week government-enforced lockdown across the country to curtail the spread of coronavirus. Blade manufacturing in Nellore and Halol, in Andra Pradesh and Gujarat, respectively, are affected, the...

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Kerala Commission Approves Rs 2.83/kWh Tariff for 200 MW Wind Power

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2020

In its latest order, the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved the Power Supply Agreement (PSA) between the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) and the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for the procurement of 200 MW wind power at a...

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Government Proposes 50 GW Energy Parks To Boost Cleantech Ecosystem

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 17, 2020

The Indian government may soon set up ultramega renewable energy parks of a total of 50 gigawatts in Gujarat and Rajasthan to set up solar, wind and wind hybrid power plants. The proposal, considered the world’s largest renewable energy investment programme, is being welcomed...

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Railway gives push to green energy projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 2, 2020

The Railways is accelerating its efforts to install and use renewable energy as part of its objective to reduce carbon footprint and reduce its power costs. It aims to source about 1,000 MW of solar power and about 200 MW of wind power by 2021-22. Currently, it consumes 200...

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Adani to sell 25.1% in Mumbai power distribution biz to Qatar Investment Authority

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 12, 2019

Adani Transmission Ltd on Wednesday said it will sell 25.1% stake in its arm Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd (AEML) to Qatar Investment Authority for around ₹3,200 crore. "Adani Transmission Ltd (ATL), Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd (AEML) and a subsidiary of Qatar Investment...

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Renewable energy producers struggle to stay afloat

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2019

Independent power producers (IPPs) in renewable energy sector in the state are struggling to stay afloat as the government has delayed clearing their dues for months, even as they wait for a direction from the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) on...

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