Posts Tagged ‘India’

India to add 7000 MW nuclear power capacity says Piyush Goyal

The Union Cabinet in May had already approved the setting up of 10 indigenous Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors for nuclear power generation. The Centre is looking at doubling the nuclear power generation capacity to about 14,000 MW,Union minister Piyush Goyal said today even as he ruled out its becoming the main source of energy for […]

Suzlon Climbs as India Sets More Ambitious Wind Energy Tenders

India set out plans to step up the pace of issuing contracts for electricity from wind farms, triggering a surge in the shares of one of the nation's biggest maker of turbines. Suzlon Energy Ltd. climbed 3.5 percent in Mumbai after the government said it will tender more than 5 gigawatts of wind projects annually, […]

PTC India signs agreements with state discoms for wind power

New Delhi, May 4 – PTC India Limited, a power trading company, on Thursday signed Memorandums of Agreement with discoms of six states for the sale of 1,000 megawatt wind power under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energys first wind auction scheme. The agreements with discoms of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Delhi, Odisha and […]

India Plans Auctions for 4 Gigawatts of Wind Power This Fiscal Year

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 solar farms earlier this month. The government plans to offer deals covering almost 4 gigawatts of wind capacity in the current fiscal year ending March 2018 in addition […]

India added 5,400 MW wind power capacity in last fiscal

New Delhi, April 2 – India added over 5,400 MW of wind energy generation capacity during 2016-17 — bettering its target of 4,000 MW, an official said on Sunday. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has set a record in wind power generation capacity by adding over 5,400 MW in 2016-17 against a target […]

India Urges Power Producers to Seek Opportunities Overseas

India is urging its power producers to look overseas for new markets as fewer new plants are needed at home amid surplus generation capacity. The Indian government is encouraging state-run power producers to build plants overseas, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said in an interview Saturday. View full post on Wind Power News

Mud Tracks for 100-Foot Blades a Nightmare for India Wind Energy

India's patchy and incomplete road network is proving a challenge for the nation's developers of wind farms, threatening Prime Minister Narendra Modi's targets for green energy. Even under the best conditions, moving the enormous towers and blades found in wind farms requires intricate planning and expense. View full post on Wind Power News

Leidos Leidos, Arbutus Consultants Sign Agreement for India Renewable Energy Opportunities

Leidos and Arbutus Consultants have signed a marketing agreement to jointly pursue select renewable energy asset advisory projects in India. India is witnessing significant growth in renewable energy capacity and infrastructure. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Turbine Market in India To 2019 – Growing Energy Demand and Need …

Wind Turbine Market in India To 2019 – Growing Energy Demand and Need for Energy Security is a Key Market Driver The launch of new wind power projects has enhanced employment opportunities in the country. The wind power industry hires people with specialized skills to develop wind power projects. View full post on Wind Power […]

Modi’s Solar Embrace in India Is Leaving Wind Power in Shade

Solar installations are on course to exceed 2,500 megawatts in the year though March 31, 2016, topping the 2,400-megawatt target for wind, according to interviews with officials from India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. “By next year, solar installations will overtake those for wind by several fold,” Tarun Kapoor, a joint secretary in the […]