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  • 4 December 2012
    R&D

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

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

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 29 October 2015

    Blackbird International Corporation (BBRD) has reported that its fully owned subsidiary, Wave Electricity Renewable Power Ocean (WERPO) was invited to meet the Indian Government in Gujarat, a state in western India. Israel Enden from WERPO traveled to its capital, Ahmadabad and met the Cabinet Minister of Energy and his personnel. WERPO was introduced to GEDA, India’s Government agency […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    India and Belgium have discussed to enhance their cooperation in renewable energy at a bilateral meeting between Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Government of India and Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium. Dr. Abdullah briefed the visiting delegation on the energy situation in India and the rapid growth of the […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Authorities

    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, […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Authorities

    The European Union and India have adopted a Joint Declaration on a clean energy and climate partnership, vowing to cooperate on solar and offshore wind energy development, smart grids, energy efficiency, energy research and innovation. Under the partnership, both the EU and India will share views on policy and regulatory approaches, promote business solutions and support […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Authorities

    Denmark and India have signed a Letter of Intent to establish a Center of Excellence for offshore wind in India. The LoI was signed by A.N. Sharan, Joint Secretary, Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, and Peter Taksøe-Jensen, the ambassador of the Danish Embassy to India. India has established a goal of having 5GW of operating offshore […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Delegation of a major Indian automobile manufacturers arrives to visit the offices of SDE Israel to sign a cooperation agreements and the construction of sea wave clean and pollution free power generation plants along the coast of India, following India’s largest power outage in July 2012 Which left half the population of India, approximately 670 […]

  • 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.

  • 12 January 2015
    Authorities

    The European Commission has released early information about the project “Clean Energy Cooperation with India (CECI)”  on behalf of and for the account of India. The project aims to enhance India’s capacity to deploy low carbon energy production and improve energy efficiency, thereby contributing to the mitigation of global climate change. Project activities will support India’s […]

  • 27 January 2014
    R&D

    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, […]

  • 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.

  • 6 November 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.