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Gujarat wind auction put off again

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2017

Gujarat’s first wind auction scheduled for Wednesday has been put off once again, an official at Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL), which is conducting the auction, said. 

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ReNew Power to buy wind power business of KC Thapar Group for Rs 1,000 crore

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2017

Sumant Sinha-led ReNew Power is making a Rs 1,000-crore acquisition of wind power assets of the KC Thapar Group, helping India’s biggest renewable energy player strengthen its position in the...

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Government awards 250 MW power capacity under second wind auction to Sembcorp Green Infra

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 14, 2017

The government has awarded a 250 megawatt (MW) wind power project to Singapore-based Sembcorp’s renewable energy arm Sembcorp Green Infra under India’s second nationwide wind power tender. Five...

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Karnataka government, regulator spar over wind power tariffs

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 13, 2017

In a new development, the Karnataka government and its power regulator exchanged letters sticking to their positions in a dispute over whether power from wind projects commissioned before March...

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Eighteen firms bid to supply wind power in Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) auction

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 13, 2017

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has received bids from 18 companies for the supply of 500 MW wind power to the state-run power utility. The Gujarat high court in its recent order...

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KERC yet to decide on state order on lower wind energy tariffs

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 10, 2017

The regulator on September 4 had set a fresh wind energy tariff after terminating its earlier order of February 2015, which had prescribed a tariff of Rs 4.50 per unit.
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Karnataka overrules order to reduce discom tariff

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

In an unprecedented step, the Karnataka government has overruled a regulatory order that had reduced the tariff the state discom would pay for wind energy projects for which power purchase...

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World energy bodies caution India on wind projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 24, 2017

The recent tariff-based auctions for wind power capacity, which threw up a surprise low tariff of Rs. 2.64 a kWhr, is all fine, but make sure that the projects do come up, say world energy...

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Wind power capacity addition put on fast track, 4,500 MW up for auction

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 16, 2017

The government is planning to auction 4,500 MW wind projects in the next four months to upscale the wind capacity addition in the country, sources say.

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Draft norms for wind block surveys issued

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 26, 2017

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has unveiled draft guidelines on private participation in studies for identifying offshore wind power blocks.

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