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    Suzlon Blade Technology signs three year contract with Idé-Pro Engineering & Software A/S for complete integrated wind turbine blade design

    According to reports, Suzlon Blade Technology and Idé-Pro Engineering & Software A/S have signed a three year contract under which Idé-Pro will deliver a complete integrated solution for the design of future wind turbine blades to Suzlon worldwide. The wind turbine blade design solution is based on V6 technology from Dassault Systèmes with CATIA V6, CATIA V6 Composites and ENOVIA V6 as the main part of the solution together with extensive services to ensure a successful implementation worldwide. The contract ... Read More »

    CII organized First Tamil Nadu Solar Convention 2010 at Chennai, India

    “Among the various renewable sources I consider Solar Energy as the most promising one particularly for a country like India, and especially for Tamil Nadu with abundant solar radiation throughout the year. Tamil Nadu is a pioneer in promoting renewable energy and represents 33% of India’s renewable energy installed capacity. Tamil Nadu accounts for 43% of India’s installed capacity in wind energy.Tamil Nadu has announced the highest tariff of Rs.18.45/unit as against Rs.17.91/unit fixed by the Central Electricity Regulatory commission for solar power under ... Read More »

    Moser Baer Clean Energy Limited (MBCEL) commissions India’s largest grid-connected solar farm in Tamil Nadu

    According to reports, Moser Baer Clean Energy Limited (MBCEL), a subsidiary of Moser Baer Projects Private Limited (MBPPL) has commissioned the country’s largest and the first 5 MW solar farm at Sivaganga in Tamil Nadu. The technical expertise for commissioning was provided by the EPC (Engineering Procurement Commissioning) arm of Moser Baer Solar Limited. The International Finance Corporation and the IDBI bank has provided debt for the project. The solar farm has been commissioned using amorphous silicon Thin Film technology ... Read More »

    Tata power to commission 128MW of Renewable Energy in 2011 in India-100MW Wind-28MW Solar PV

    As Panchabuta has earlier mentioned, Tata Power has earlier announced plans to increase Renewable Energy generation to 8000MW by 2017 and had mentioned that they planned to invest Rs.5000 Crore in wind to augment generation to around 1000MW. In line with those plans, Tata Power’s executive director-strategy & business development, Banmali Agrawala, had said “The company is presently in the process of rolling-out 150 MW and an additional 750-800 MW will be added at the rate of around 100-150 MW annually ... Read More »

    Four Indians including Pandey of Husk Power Systems shortlisted for Zayed Future Energy Prize

    According to this report, four people from India have been shortlisted for Zayed Future Energy Prize , a prestigious and internationally recognised award for innovation, performance and leadership in sustainable and renewable energy projects . Bunker Roy (The Barefoot College), Shailendra Shukla (CREDA), Bindeshwar Pathak (Sulabh International Social Service Organisation) and Gyanesh Pandey (Husk Power Systems) are the Indians who found place amongst top 40 nominations that have been shortlisted from a total of 391 submissions, said a release here ... Read More »

    Choice Solar launches “The SunCharge”-specialized Apple iPhone Solar Charger

    As Panchabuta had mentioned last month, Choice Solar a company selling solar solutions in rural India had mentioned that it was being pulled into the US market by iphone users. The company has  angel investors including  Dave Chen, founding partner of Equilibrium Capital; Sarah Cleveland of Towers Watson Investment Services; and Ryan Finley and Chris Finley, founders of Portland-based Survey Monkey. The company announced today, the launch of powerful portable solar charger for iPhone. According to the company, low cost, high ... Read More »

    Velcan Energy France sells Satya Maharshi Power Corporation Limited -7.5MW biomass power plant in India

    Velcan Energy is a France based Independent Clean Power Producer which specialises in renewable electricity generation in emerging markets from hydroelectric power and biomass combustion. Velcan Energy’s headquarters are located in Paris and the company is quoted on NYSE Euronext (MLVEL). Reference shareholder of Velcan Energy is Financière Saint Merri SA, which reference shareholder is Crédit Agricole. The Company’s focus of operations are in India and Brazil. The company entered India in middle of 2006 with the Velcan Energy became the first ... Read More »

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