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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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Noida and Greater Noida to get wind power soon

By : SustainabilityO..., May 8, 2017

Noida and Greater Noida will soon get a share of windmill energy generated in the state following an agreement signed by PVVNL and the central government in the presence of Union power minister...

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Government signs MoAs to purchase 1,000 MW wind power

By : SustainabilityO..., May 5, 2017

The government today announced signing of Memorandum of Agreements (MoAs) for purchase of 1,000 MW wind power under its first wind auction scheme.

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Government to experiment with offshore wind projects: Piyush Goyal

By : SustainabilityO..., May 1, 2017

India will experiment with offshore wind power projects and, if found promising, will have state-owned power producers committed to expanding their clean energy portfolio take bigger bets in the...

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India's wind power capacity crosses 32 GW mark, says IWTMA

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 26, 2017

Industry body Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) today said the wind power generation capacity in the country has crossed 32 GW mark.

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Gujarat power regulator’s decision forces wind power firms, discoms to make an unhappy truce

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 26, 2017

The Gujarat power regulator's decision to make February auction's all-time low winning bid as the base price for wind power purchases has forced developers and power distribution companies in...

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Vestas to increase Ahmadabad plant's capacity to 600 MW

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 25, 2017

Wind power solutions provider Vestas will ramp up its equipment manufacturing capacity at Ahmadabad plant to 600 MW in 2-3 years from existing 200 MW to get a bigger share of over 5,000 MW...

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Wind power industry in Tamil Nadu up in arms as Tangedco seeks to ‘verify captive status’

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 25, 2017

The wind power industry in Tamil Nadu is up in arms against the State electricity distribution company, Tangedco, over a series of circulars sent by the latter to ‘verify captive status of...

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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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