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Suzlon arm bags wind turbine order from US company for wind farm in California

According to reports, REpower Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of  Suzlon Energy, today said it has bagged a contract for delivering 25  wind turbines from US-based enXco. US developer  enXco is an EDF  Energies Nouvelles company. “REpower Systems SE has concluded a contract for the delivery of 25 wind turbines with enXco. The turbines will be used at the Shiloh IV wind farm, situated in Solano County, California,” Suzlon said in a statement. After completion, the wind farm will have a ... Read More »

Surat Municipal Corporation gets award for energy efficiency initiatives

According to reports, Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) added yet another feather to its cap by bagging an award for  energy efficiency at the an international conference on Chennai on Wednesday. Chennai had hosted “Municipalika”, the 10th international conference on good urban governance for safe, healthy, green and smart cities in conjuncture with 10 international exhibitions on city infrastructure and sustainable urban development at Chennai Trade Center. Experts noted that diamond city’s work in the field of energy efficiency by conducting ... Read More »

Orient Green Power subsidiary to set up 300MW wind farm in two phases

According to reports, Beta Wind Farm Pvt Ltd, which is is planning to set up a 300-Mw wind project, has decided to split the project into two phases. While 156 Mw would come up in Tamil Nadu in the first phase, Phase II relates to implementation of 144 Mw in Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, according to the company. Beta is a subsidiary of Bombay Stock Exchange-listed Orient Green Power Company Ltd. For Phase II, it has availed of Rs 536 ... Read More »

NABARD to release subsidy upfront for promotion of solar power usage

According to reports, to promote usage of solar power in the district, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is to release subsidy ‘upfront’ against the credit sanctioned by banks for installation of lightning and water heating systems. As an encouragement to banks, the NABARD will also be refinancing entire outstanding (excluding the capital subsidy). The scheme, conceptualised by Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and implemented through NABARD, is going to be highly beneficial for people ... Read More »

Karnataka Energy Dept lifts stay order on bidding process for solar projects

According to reports, the stay order placed by the State Energy Department on the tender process for developing solar projects under the Karnataka’s Solar Mission has been lifted. Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd (KREDL) is set to open the technical and financial bids in a couple of days. The main issue that led to the stay was a complaint from bidders stating that KREDL should have followed e-tendering procedure for the bidding process for companies to participate in the Karnataka ... Read More »

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