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1 August 2019 Contracts & Tenders, R&D


15 April 2019 Authorities


11 March 2019 Business & Finance


31 January 2019 Authorities


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.

5 December 2018 R&D, Technology

Siemens Gamesa has inaugurated its new centre in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India which will support global engineering and technology requirements pertaining to software and design engineering for onshore and offshore wind turbines.

26 November 2018 Business & Finance

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

13 November 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), in consultation with the National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE), has prepared a draft certification scheme incorporating guidelines for wind turbines.

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.

17 July 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) will meet with the companies and the consortia which expressed their interest to develop the country’s first commercial offshore wind farm later this month.

22 June 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

India’s first large-scale offshore wind project has attracted Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from some of the leading offshore wind developers.

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.  

25 May 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

India’s National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has extended the deadline for submission of expressions of interest (EOI) to develop a 1,000MW commercial offshore wind farm and has also relaxed the eligibility criteria. 

11 April 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

India’s National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has invited expressions of interest from suitable and experienced bidders for the development of a 1,000MW commercial offshore wind farm off the coast of Gujarat. 

19 March 2018 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) will install four to five 6MW offshore wind turbines at Arichamunai in the state of Tamil Nadu, according to The Hindu. The wind turbines will be set up as a demonstration facility and the investment to build the project and put it into operation would cost around ₹300 crore (approx. EUR 37.4 million). 

14 March 2018 Authorities

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.

29 January 2018 Business & Finance, Environment, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

First wind turbines could be installed offshore India by as early as 2020, however, several pre-conditions must be met for this to be achieved, Steve Sawyer, Secretary General of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said.

19 December 2017 Contracts & Tenders, R&D

Following the announcement on India’s plans for inviting first offshore wind tenders next year with an aim to reach 5GW, the FOWIND Consortium today (19 December) published a report according to which the timeline of initiatives should be set to first add 500MW by 2022, raising this to 2-2.5GW by 2027, and finally reaching 5GW between 2028 and 2032.

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.

2 November 2017 R&D

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.

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.

16 October 2017 Business & Finance

The European Union (EU) and India have adopted a joint statement on clean energy and climate change at the EU-India summit on 6 October in Delhi, India.

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.

6 June 2017


18 January 2017 R&D

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.