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    Tamil Nadu and Gujarat have potential in offshore wind in India-study may take two years to complete

     Wind Power India 2011 claims to be charting a  roadmap for additional 50GW of wind energy in India by 2020. According to research done by World Institute of Sustainable Energy, they forecast a  5000 MW annual market by 2015 in India where the current annual projection is about 2200MW. This is a big jump in itself from a range bound  installation capacity  between 1470-1750MW  a year over the last five years. In this back drop the projections by World Institute of Sustainable Energy seems rather ambitious and ... Read More »

    Yahoo India wind energy plan yet to take off after 3.5 years

    Wind energy has witnessed a lot of activity in recent times in India. Panchabuta, has earlier talked about the  Generation Based Incentives (GBI) scheme for grid connected wind power projects with the objective of broadening the investors base by attracting FDI and independent power producers. As readers of Panchabuta are aware, India had 11,800 MW of wind power installed at the end of March 2010 according to the Indian Wind Energy Association, making it the world’s fifth largest wind power market. ... Read More »

    MTNL plans to set up wind power plant in Maharashtra at an intial investment of over Rs 1 bn

    Wind energy has witnessed a lot of activity in recent times in India. Panchabuta, has earlier talked about the  Generation Based Incentives (GBI) scheme for grid connected wind power projects with the objective of broadening the investors base by attracting FDI and independent power producers. As readers of Panchabuta are aware, India had 11,800 MW of wind power installed at the end of March 2010 according to the Indian Wind Energy Association, making it the world’s fifth largest wind power market. ... Read More »

    Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission on schedule: Government of India

    As readers of Panchabuta are well aware, one of the eight National Missions outlined in National Action Plan on Climate Change, the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) specifically focuses on solar energy and its role in minimizing future emissions. The Government has launched JNNSM in January, 2010 with a target of 20,000 MW grid solar power (based on solar thermal power generating systems and solar photovoltaic (SPV) technologies), 2000 MW of off-grid capacity including 20 million solar lighting systems and ... Read More »

    Gurgaon set to become first Solar City in India by the end of 2012

    As readers of Panchabuta are well aware, one of the eight National Missions outlined in National Action Plan on Climate Change, the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) specifically focuses on solar energy and its role in minimizing future emissions. The Government has launched JNNSM in January, 2010 with a target of 20,000 MW grid solar power (based on solar thermal power generating systems and solar photovoltaic (SPV) technologies), 2000 MW of off-grid capacity including 20 million solar lighting systems and ... Read More »

    Kenersys opens first multi megawatt (2MW) wind turbine manufacturing facility at Baramati, Maharashtra, India

    Wind turbine manufacturer KENERSYS, part of the $2.5 billion (Rs 11,337 crore) Kalyani Group, officially inaugurated its manufacturing plant for state-of-the-art multi-megawatt on-shore wind turbines in Baramati today. The new facility was inaugurated by the chief guest of the ceremony, Shri Ajit Dada Pawar, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, in the presence of Mr. B.N. Kalyani, Chairman KENERSYS Group and Chairman & Managing Director Bharat Forge Ltd., Mr. Amit Kalyani, Director KENERSYS Group & Executive Director of Bharat Forge ... Read More »

    Renewable regulatory fund to promote wind energy projects says Dr. Pramod Deo-Chairman, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)

    According to reports, The government will create a corpus out of penalties paid by state-run power distribution utilities to promote wind energy projects of 10 MW or more capacity. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved the fund, its chairman Pramod Deo said. The renewable regulatory fund would bear charges imposed on states hosting wind projects that fail to comply with their energy supply commitments to the electricity grid, he said. At presently, wind projects without power sale arrangements ... Read More »

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