Home Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

BEML unveils 9 MW capacity windmill park

BEML, a mini ratna category-1 enterprise of the defence ministry, has set a target of using 100 percent renewable energy for its own consumption.   In this connection, BEML’s 9 MW Windmill Park installed at Bagalkot District in Karnataka was recently dedicated to the nation by defence minister Arun Jaitley through video-conferencing.   The windmill […]

‘India can earn ₹600 cr more from existing hydropower’

There is scope for additional peaking support of 3,000-5,000 MW from all existing hydropower stations, according to a joint study by the Forum of Load Dispatchers and the Power System Operation Corporation. The report, titled ‘Operational Analysis for Optimisation of Hydro Resources & Facilitating Renewable Integration in India’, was released by Minister of State (Independent […]

‘India Considering Renewable Energy Applications Beyond Electricity’

The drive to renewable energy is not just for CSR or because countries are becoming more environmentally conscious, it’s because it makes economic sense. India’s leadership in creation of International Solar Alliance (ISA) is commendable, and now the country is considering renewable energy applications beyond electricity, said Jamshyd Godrej, Chairperson, Council on Energy, Environment and […]

Senvion converts 42 MW Serbian contract into firm order Successful strategy to enter new markets

Senvion converts 42 MW Serbian contract into firm order Successful strategy to enter new markets Hamburg: Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has closed the financial contract for the Alibunar wind farm in Serbia with Elicio NV, for the delivery, installation and commissioning of 21 Senvion MM100 turbines. The installation is planned to […]

Record level of wind power produced

On Tuesday, Gujarat saw its highest ever levels of power generation from wind energy, thanks to high wind velocities on its coast and steadily increasing generation capacity. Wind power generation in the state reached a record 3,460MW on June 20, 2017. The rise also come as a major relief to GUVNL, which is currently getting […]

U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Accords Leaves Another Vacuum in Global Leadership

Donald Trump’s announcement that he is withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate accord has predictably resulted in shock and uncertainty. The president described the accord as “the latest example of Washington entering into an agreement that disadvantages the United States to the exclusive benefit of other countries, leaving American workers…to absorb the cost…” […]

Goldwind International and DNV GL sign MOU for optimizing offshore and onshore wind projects

DNV GL to be preferred independent third-party advisor for performance optimization of offshore and onshore wind projects DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Goldwind International during the Norway-China Partnership for Low Carbon Energy Transition seminar organized by the Beijing Energy Club. […]

EDF Renewable Energy Signs Agreement to Sell 50% of Great Western Wind Project to Alliant Energy

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) announced today the signing of the Purchase and Sale Agreement by which Alliant Energy Corporation (Alliant Energy) (NYSE: LNT) will acquire a 50% ownership interest in the 225 megawatt (MW) Great Western Wind Project (Project). Completion of the transaction is subject to regulatory approval and customary conditions precedent. “EDF RE […]