Articles tagged under: Wind power

ReNew Power commissions 126 MW wind project in Gujarat, the first reverse wind auction in India

August 28, 2018
ReNew Power commissions 126 MW wind project in Gujarat, the first reverse wind auction in India

ReNew Power Limited today announced commissioning of Phase-1 (126 MW) of its 250 MW wind project located in Kutch district of Gujarat. This project is part of the India’s first wind power reverse auction concluded by Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) in February 2017 under the 1000 MWInter-State Transmission System (ISTS). The power generated from this project will be supplied to the Northern and Eastern states of UP, Bihar, Jharkhand & Odisha using the ISTS network. The ...Read More

Studies over, area identified, RFP likely next month for India’s first off shore wind power plant off Pipavav coast of Gujarat

July 20, 2018

Ahmedabad: A Request for Proposal (RFP) for India's first offshore wind power plant is likely to happen next month, said Raj Gopal, Principal Secretary or Energy and Petrochemicals, Government of Gujarat on the sidelines of CII solar conclave. 'Studies are over, area has been identified and RFP which is under preparation by the Government of Gujarat and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, should happen next month for the 1000 MW off shore wind project,' Raj Gopal said. ...Read More

Gujarat government announces Solar – Wind hybrid power policy

June 20, 2018

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today announced wind-solar hybrid power policy under which solar power producers are allowed to set up wind power project in same land and use single transmission line for supply of both solar and wind power. Same way, wind power producers will be able to set up solar power project and use same transmission line. According to policy document, power generated under hybrid model will get waiver from electricity duty. In case of third party power sell, cross subsidy ...Read More

Gujarat govt to announce wind-solar hybrid power policy: Rupani

June 10, 2018
Gujarat govt to announce wind-solar hybrid power policy: Rupani

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government will announce wind-solar hybrid power policy, said State Chief Minister Vijay Rupani while speaking in Surat today during an interaction with private news channel. Rupani said this in reference to government's plan to set up a 5000 MW solar power park on coastal wasteland near Dholera. Rupani said the tender for desalination plant at Jodiya in Saurashtra has been approved and another tender for similar plant in Dahej area of Central Gujarat is also out. Ru...Read More

Saudi firm Alfanar to set up 300 MW windmill project in Kutch district of Gujarat

May 05, 2018

Gandhinagar: According to a report in the Indian Express Alfanar, a Saudi Arabia-based firm which had recently bagged the 300 MW wind project from the Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd, will be setting up a 300 megawatt (MW) windmill project covering 131 wind turbines at 50 km, north-east of district headquarters Bhuj in Kutch district of Gujarat that will help electrify over 2.9 lakh households.The project is slated to be commissioned within 18 months from the signing of the PPA (Power Purc...Read More

European turbine maker teams up with Indian company for 300-MW wind project in Kutch

April 25, 2018
European turbine maker teams up with Indian company for 300-MW wind project in Kutch

Mumbai: KP Energy Ltd has partnered with a European wind turbine maker to execute a 300-MW wind project in the state of Gujarat. KP Energy announced the signing of a letter of intent (LoI) with this manufacturer on Tuesday, without disclosing its name. The company said that it plans to install 130 wind turbines of 2.3 MW each at its site in Hajipir, Kutch. It has been working on land acquisition there for over a year now and will also be deploying LiDAR technology for wind measurements. ...Read More

Suzlon bags 500 MW wind power projects in Gujarat

March 19, 2018
Suzlon bags 500 MW wind power projects in Gujarat

Mumbai: Suzlon Energy Ltd (BOM:532667) said on Monday it has secured turnkey contracts for 500 MW of wind power capacity, won under a recent tender held by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The Indian wind turbine manufacturer said in a bourse statement the two projects have capacities of 300 MW and 200 MW, respectively. They will involve the installation of 238 units of Suzlon’s S111 140-metre (459-ft) wind turbines with capacities of 2.1 MW each. Suzlon will build the two p...Read More

Kandla Port Trust meet OKays Rs 142 crore wind power pact

August 23, 2017
Kandla Port Trust meet OKays Rs 142 crore wind power pact

Gandhidham: A meeting of Trustees of Kandla Port Trust(KPT) in a meeting on Tuesday gave approval to Rs 142 crore 14 mw wind energy generation project by Suzlon. The project will come up in Saurashtra region at Chotila and Amreli. As per an estimate KPT will be able to get power through this plant that it needs for all its operations. KPT will also be able to sell additional 30 mw power in market. One thing discussed in this meeting was proposal to terminate the contract of Rs 66 lakh tu...Read More

Gujarat govt arm GUVNL invites bids to procure 1,000 MW of solar and wind power

June 16, 2017
Gujarat govt arm GUVNL invites bids to procure 1,000 MW of solar and wind power

  Gandhinagar: The state-run power utility , Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL), will buy 1,000 MW of renewable power through competitive bidding, followed by an e-auction for the lowest price for which two separate tenders for procuring 500 MW each from solar and wind power projects are floated. The request for selection (RFS) document suggests that, GUVNL has invited bids to procure solar and wind power to fulfil renewable power purchase obligations (RPO) and to meet the futu...Read More

Gujarat CM inaugurates Vestas wind power blade plant at Bavla

March 25, 2017
Gujarat CM inaugurates Vestas wind power blade plant at Bavla

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today inaugurated a wind power blade manufacturing plant of wind turbine manufacturer Vestas at Bavla in Ahmedabad. Vestas, a Denmark-based firm is the world’s largest wind turbine maker. Vestas stepped in India in 1989, it was among the earlier entrants here. However, it practically quit India in 2012, after having sold machines worth 3 GW. It technically re-entered India in 2014. In 2015-16, not a single Vestas machine was installed in the countr...Read More