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  • 23 February 2012

    Gujarat state government has revealed its intention to explore, in the upcoming years, the state’s tidal power generation potential, along with solar energy and wind power, in order to pursue huge power generation capacity. This project has already been granted Rs 25 crore. Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) and the state-run Gujarat Power Corporation Ltd […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The GWEC-led FOWIND (Facilitating Offshore Wind In India) consortium has published the feasibility reports for offshore wind development in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

  • 1 February 2012

    Atlantis Resources Corporation intends to set up a tidal power farm in the state of Gujarat. The farm would have the capacity of 50 MW with the possibility to increase it to more than 200 MW. When complete, this farm will be the first of its type, not just within the country, but also in […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of New and Renewable Energy, DR. FAROOQ ABDULLAH informed Lok Sabha that in order to exploit tidal power, Government of Gujarat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding in January 2011 for establishing a 250 MW tidal power project in Gulf of Kutch with Gujarat Power Corporation Ltd. (GPCL), Vadodara, M/s Atlantis Resource Corporation, […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced the country’s medium and long-term targets for offshore wind capacity, aiming for 5GW by 2022 and as much as 30GW by 2030.  

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Suzlon Group is about to start a study off the coast of Gujarat, India, to determine feasibility of setting up an offshore wind farm there, according to the country’s media.  The company plant to install an offshore wind farm of a total capacity between 100MW and 300MW. Furthermore, Suzlon could use offshore wind turbines from its subsidiary […]

  • 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.

  • 20 March 2015

    India’s Centre for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) has launched a tender for the supply of Light Detection And Ranging Instruments (LiDARs) for sites off the coast of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. The tender is run under FOWIND project which aims to facilitate offshore wind power development in India and in turn contribute […]

  • 8 January 2012

    MahaGujarat Janata Party (MJP) president Gordhan Zadaphia has slammed the state government for the inordinate delay in preparing… (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, January 09, 2012;

  • 20 April 2012

    Government of State of Gujarat announced its plans to develop tidal energy project to determine its potential for meeting state’s rising energy demands, reports Power Engineering. With state’s huge potential and longest coast, Gujarat is set to become a renewable energy hub. According to sources in the state energy and petrochemicals department, the state is […]

  • 26 July 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The 50 MW tidal power project, proposed to come up in Gulf of Kutch, seems to have run into an unexpected barrier. The project’s developer, Singapore-based Atlantis Resources Corporation, wants the state government to hold stake in the ambitious project, the first of its kind in the country. The government, however, wants to restrict its […]

  • 17 June 2015

    The FOWIND Consortium has released pre-feasibility reports (PFRs) for offshore wind development in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. The reports identify key offshore areas where detailed wind resource assessment should take place off the coasts of the two states. “This is a key first step in identifying sites for offshore wind development, and we are pleased […]

  • 17 February 2011

    Gujarat is set to build Asia’s first tidal power project off the Gulf of Kutch. The mega marine power project by U.K.’s Atlantis Resources… (littleindia) [mappress] Source: littleindia, February 17, 2011

  • 11 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    India’s National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has extended the closing date of the tender for geotechnical investigation in the Gulf of Khambhat off the coast of Gujarat.

  • 10 March 2011

    State-run power utility Gujarat Power Corporation (GPCL) today said it has narrowed down on a site suitable for the commissioning of 50 MW…   (moneycontrol) [mappress] Source: moneycontrol, March 10, 2011  

  • 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.

  • 18 January 2011

    The commissioning of a 50-Mw tidal power project off the coast of Gujarat in 2013 will not only be a first for India but also one for Asia (domain-b) [mappress] Source: domain-b, January 18, 2011

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    An Indian state-owned electric utilities company, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), announced plans to install a system which would connect offshore wind turbines to the grid, according to DNA India news site. “Integration of electricity generated from renewable energy resources with the grid is our focus area. As part of this initiative, we […]

  • 26 December 2017
    R&D, Technology

    India’s Suzlon Group and its associates have commissioned their first operational offshore met station in the Arabian Sea.

  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for setting up a Joint Venture Company ( JVC) towards undertaking the First Demonstration Offshore Wind Power Project in India along the Gujarat coast has been signed in the presence of Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (I/C), Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy. The MoU was signed by […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    India’s National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has launched a tender seeking the turnkey supply of four offshore LiDARs for two sites. The contract covers the supply, delivery, testing and validation, training, transportation, installation and commissioning of two LiDARs in Gujarat and two in Tamil Nadu. The selected company will be in charge of providing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D

    India has taken another step forward in its effort to develop offshore wind projects off its coast as the FOWIND Consortium launched a report looking at grid integration issues for offshore wind in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

  • 18 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    India’s New & Renewable Energy Minister Raj Kumar Singh stated on 14 December that the government will invite the first tenders for building offshore wind farms in 2018 and plans to auction as much as 5GW, according to Times of India.

  • 4 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    India’s National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has issued a tender for geotechnical investigation in the Gulf of Khambhat off the coast of Gujarat.

  • 15 April 2019

    India’s Union Cabinet has given its approval for a cooperation agreement between India and Denmark on strategic sector cooperation in the field of renewable energy with a focus on offshore wind. The Cabinet has also approved a Letter of Intent to establish an Indo-Danish Centre of Excellence for renewable energy in India. The areas of […]