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France’s Engie SA, Dubai’s Abraaj to set up wind power platform in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2017

French energy firm Engie SA and Dubai’s private equity firm Abraaj Group on Wednesday announced a partnership to build a wind power platform in India.

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Offshore wind, hydro projects may get green energy tag

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2017

India doesn’t have any offshore wind projects currently.
The government plans to bring offshore wind energy and large hydro-electricity projects under the ambit of renewable energy, which...

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Government puts on hold auctions for 1 gigawatt of wind power projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2017

The government has put on hold auctions for 1gigawatt of wind power projects, which were to be conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on September 19. 

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India’s wind turbine makers mull cuts as auction pace lags

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2017

ReGen Powertech Pvt., one of India’s top five wind turbine makers, last month shuttered a factory at Udaipur in Rajasthan and laid off workers, signalling challenges roiling the nation’s wind...

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India to conduct wind power auction next Tuesday

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

India will conduct the much-awaited auction to award 1 gigawatt (GW) of wind power contracts next Tuesday.

The auction to be conducted by state-run Solar Energy Corp. of India (SECI) comes in the backdrop of India’s wind sector transitioning from a feed-in tariff...

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NTPC commissions 40MW of Rojmal Wind Energy Project

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

NTPC announced that 40 MW out of 50 MW of Rojmal Wind Energy Project of NTPC in Gujarat has been commissioned.

With this, the total installed capacity of NTPC on standalone basis has become 44482 MW and that of NTPC group has become 51698 MW, said the company in BSE...

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Wind power developers upset over Karnataka tariff revision

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 11, 2017

Wind power developers in Karnataka are up in arms over a September 4 tariff order of the state power regulator, which they claim is unfair to projects of 599 MW, for which power purchase agreements (PPAs) have already been signed. 

The order reduces the feed-in tariff...

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Wind power tariff in Tamil Nadu drops to 3.42/unit, lowest in country

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 29, 2017

The cost of wind power in Tamil Nadu has fallen to 3.42 per unit, the lowest in the country. The price now is 4 paise lower than that quoted in the Union renewable power ministry's wind power tender bid. On Monday, when the wind power price bids were opened, Tangedco found...

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States producing wind energy asked to ensure regulatory nod for power purchase agreements

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 23, 2017

The Centre has asked wind energy-producing states to ensure regulatory approval of power purchase agreements (PPAs) signed when tariffs and equipment costs were higher, and use special powers under the Electricity Act to issue directions to autonomous regulators in public...

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Tangedco hits ‘century’in a 1st, sells wind power

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 7, 2017

The state this week started sale of wind power, with Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (Tangedco) on Thursday and Friday trading more than 150MW with Power Exchange India...

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