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  • 22 September 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    A Fugro vessel will start a geophysical survey at the site of the 200MW First Offshore Windfarm Project of India (FOWPI) located some 25 kilomeres off the shore of Gujarat, India, in early October, COWI A/S, the project manager, said.

  • 14 March 2018

    The government of India plans to release an offshore wind development plan for the country in late April 2018, participants at a recently held stakeholder consultation event have heard.

  • 7 February 2012

    Newly-appointed Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey will hit the ground running, joining Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in sending a clear signal that green growth and green jobs will remain at the heart of the Coalition’s strategy for economic recovery. Visiting the Building Research Establishment’s Innovation Park near Watford, a testing site for […]

  • 4 September 2013

    The Indian Generation-Based Incentive (GBI) scheme for wind power has been formally reinstated with minor changes, and reinstatement of Accelerated Depreciation (AD) of wind power investments remains undecided, but is currently under discussion. Both are potential means to re-stimulate growth in the Indian wind market. Challenges to reach government installation target however remain unsolved. India’s […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    During the visit of the Indian Prime Minister to the UK, the UK Prime Minister David Cameron and the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, Narendra Modi, have committed to strengthen the existing energy partnership between the UK and India. The two Prime Ministers welcomed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen energy cooperation […]

  • 2 October 2015

    Indian Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), which was recently authorized as the Nodal Ministry for the use of offshore areas within the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), made the National Offshore Wind Energy Policy document available to the stakeholders and general public yesterday. Mark Leybourne, Senior Engineer at IT Power Consulting, which has been working on projects supporting the development of […]

  • 14 August 2013
    R&D, Training & Education

    The Indian Government’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy have today published a report written by Oldbaum Services detailing the huge potential for offshore wind energy in the country. Offshore Wind Potential Tamil Nadu was written by Oldbaum’s Technical Director Andy Oldroyd and Poushali Maji, Technical Lead in Mumbai. Its publication is a significant step […]

  • 6 August 2012

    India aims at exploiting its vast offshore wind potential by generating at least 4500 MW from that source, therefore, the country could soon have an offshore wind energy policy. As the Indian Government has turned to reducing the fossil fuel-based power generation, the proposed policy would involve a switch to energy production from offshore wind, […]

  • 4 December 2012

    Wind energy could soon supply 5 GW annually to fight chronic power shortages in the country, according to the India Wind Energy Outlook, prepared by WISE, IWTMA and GWEC. Officially released at the opening of Wind Power India 2012 by the Hon. Minister of New and Renewable energy Farooq Abdullah, the report examines the state […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has held its first offshore wind investment conference in India.

  • 18 January 2017

    India’s offshore wind development will kick off in Gujarat, as the first LiDAR that will monitor wind conditions at sea is expected to be installed by the end of this month off the coast of the country’s westernmost state.

  • 23 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will swear into office on May 26, will push the country toward renewable energy production, especially offshore wind and solar power, according to industry officials.   Modi’s government could set up a policy for offshore wind power separately, thus paving the way for developers to erect first Indian […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office is funding a project under which a consortium of three British consultancies will support the Government of India in setting up its offshore wind industry. IT Power Consulting, CmY Consultants and SeaChange Offshore will deliver a 10-month long project that is focusing on the delivery of a concession competition process for new offshore wind […]

  • 15 August 2013

    A National Offshore Wind Energy Authority (NOWA) under the aegis of Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy will be constituted and will act as the nodal agency for Offshore Wind Projects in the country. NOWA will carry out resource assessment and surveys in the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) of the country and simultaneously enter […]

  • 26 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Umoe Ventus Sinks After Catching Fire off Langeland The Wave Craft Surface Effect Ship Umoe Ventus sank yesterday after catching fire off Langeland, while en route to Bagenkop, according to local media and the police. German Offshore Wind Farms Over 6 Times Busier in 2015 Germany’s offshore wind farms have generated 1.3% of the overall […]

  • 27 January 2014

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and partners announced today the launch of a four year project to develop a roadmap for offshore wind development in India, with a focus on the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Supported by a € 4 million contribution through the European Union’s Indo-European Cooperation on Renewable Energy programme, […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Danish consultancy Cowi has won a contract to design India’s first offshore wind farm and to head capacity building within the Indian authorities, including preparation of an offshore wind policy. ​The wind farm is to be located off the coast of Gujarat in northwestern India. The size of the demonstration project has not yet been finally […]

  • 2 November 2017

    The FOWIND Consortium has commissioned India’s first offshore LiDAR off the coast of Gujarat, in the Gulf of Khambhat, to measure the offshore wind resource. This marks India’s first systematic step towards measurement campaign, according to Balram Mehta, President of the Wind & Asset Management unit at ReNew Power.

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senvion, a manufacturer of onshore and offshore wind turbines, is starting operations in India as of 22 February with former Commercial Country Manager at Vestas India, Amit Kansal, leading the Senvion office in Delhi as CEO and Managing Director. Jürgen Geissinger, CEO of Senvion, said: “India is a market where Senvion can offer the right products and […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Wind Consultants Limited (OWC) and Tata Consulting Engineers Limited (TCE) have signed an agreement to partner up for upcoming projects in the emerging Indian offshore wind sector. Under the agreement, the two engineering consultancies will combine their powers to deliver engineering and project management services to Indian offshore wind developments. Last summer, India set a […]

  • 24 June 2011

    India has a great untapped potential for wind energy. According to official estimates, the country’s total wind energy resource amounts to 48 GW of installed capacity, but some experts think that this figure is on the conservative side, and that technological improvements could significantly increase this potential. In India, the wind power generation has gained […]

  • 20 October 2015

    Indian renewable energy sector will see USD 3 billion being invested from 2016 to 2020 by a Chinese manufacturer of construction equipment, Sany Group. The company said it will establish efficient technologies for offshore wind power generation and aims to develop 2,000MW of renewable energy projects in India. Sany Group said it plans to generate 4.8 TWh of […]

  • 6 November 2015

    India and Belgium have vowed to cooperate on renewable energy by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was approved by India’s Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. The two countries will focus on the development of renewable energy technologies, including wind and marine energy sectors. “The objective of this Memorandum […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    India’s National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has issued a tender for the turnkey delivery of four offshore LiDARs.

  • 11 September 2015

    Shri Tulsi Tanti chairman of Suzlon has welcomed a recent approval of India’s National Offshore Wind Energy Policy by commenting. “The approval on the national off-shore wind energy policy marks an epoch in India’s renewable energy history. It once again demonstrates the government’s thrust and serious action towards harnessing the renewable energy potential of our nation. Also, it […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Indian state of Tamil Nadu is waiting for the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to release guidelines for an early action plan to develop the offshore wind sector, according to Deccan Chronicle news site. Chairman of Tamil Nadu Energy Development Authority, Mr. Sudeep Jain, said that the Ministry has established a committee to see […]