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 German manufacturer said the 2.4M110, 2.4M114, 2.3M120 as well as a 2.3MW model with 124 metre and 110 metre rotors are now on the market in the country.
Renewable energy solution provider Suzlon Group has installed and commissioned two new windpower projects with a total installed capacity of 100.80MW in India.
Renewable energy firm Gamesa today said it has commissioned wind power generation capacity of 2050 mw in 2016 17 financial year.
Andhra Pradesh, the most aggressive state in building renewable energy capacity last year, may soon lose its momentum because of a standoff between the state’s power regulator and its main generation company over the future cost of wind power.
India may add around 6,000 megawatts (MW) of wind power capacity in the ongoing fiscal, an industry body has said.
Shares of Suzlon Energy advanced over 2 per cent in early trade on Tuesday after wind turbine manufacturer on Monday informed bourses that the group has bagged an order of 50.4 MW to supply 24 units of its S111 turbines of 120 meters from a power producer for its project in Karnataka.
India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) on Friday published draft guidelines for wind power auctions and said it is seeking comments and suggestions on the proposed rules by April 21.
“Ever-cheaper clean tech provides a real opportunity for investors to get more for less,” said UNEP executive Director Erik Solheim.
Indian wind energy sector witnessed a record installation of 5,400 MW in FY17, registering a 60 per cent growth as against 3,400 MW in FY16. With this addition, the total installation of wind moved from 27 GW to 32 GW.