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  • 26 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      GL Garrad Hassan has appointed Mr Rajsekhar Budhavarapu as the new Country Manager of GL Garrad Hassan India. Mr Budhavarapu will be based in Bangalore, India and will develop local services and support for designers, manufacturers, developers and investors of renewable energy projects. Mr Budhavarapu has 19 years of experience providing technical, operational and […]

  • 24 February 2015

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched Offshore Wind Policy and Market Assessment Outlook report, in which it sets out recommendations for the development of the offshore wind industry in India.  The report was developed as a part of the FOWIND (Facilitating Offshore Wind in India) project launched by the GWEC-led consortium in December 2013. The […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 February 2014

    The Netherlands and India have teamed up to share technical and institutional knowledge on clean energy, reports The Hindu. The Indo-Dutch working group has been formed with the signing of the formal memorandum of understanding (MoU). The MoU was signed by Indian Secretary of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Satish Balram Agnihotri and […]

  • 19 June 2018

    DNV GL has completed the final reports in the four-year Facilitating Offshore Wind in India (FOWIND) project focused on identifying the potential for offshore wind development in the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

  • 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 […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    Harsh Vardhan, Indian Union minister for science, technology and earth sciences stressed out the need for a better exploration of ocean energy. During his talk at the inaugural programme of the Golden Jubilee year celebration of National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Vardhan said: “We must move fast to grab India’s legitimate share in the […]

  • 13 January 2014

    India is pushing to form an agency for the offshore wind energy development. As the country’s onshore sites are filling up, Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Minister for New and Renewable Energy hopes India will turn to its seas to develop offshore wind power. Speaking at a national level consultation on India’s wind energy initiative, held last […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    India’s NTPC Ltd. and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a joint venture company for the renewable energy business. As per the MoU, NTPC and ONGC will explore the setting up of offshore wind and other renewable energy projects in India and overseas. They […]

  • 18 September 2012

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy -through its subsidiary in India-, has signed a new order of 30 MW from Indo Rama Renewables, a subsidiary of Indo Rama Synthetics (I) Limited, thereby expanding its Independent Power Producer (IPP) customer base in Northern India. This contract comes weeks after the announcement of the single […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Offshore wind energy could be an area of great interest for further Indo-Norwegian partnerships in business and research, as Norwegian companies can contribute to India’s offshore wind sector with their expertise and technological know-how necessary to create cost-effective projects, according to the Norwegian Embassy in India. Recognized globally as a cost-effective and proven renewable energy technology, […]

  • 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.

  • 9 April 2012

    In the forthcoming five years India will have its first offshore windmill, located in Dhanushkodi, executive director of Centre for Wind Energy Technology, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Dr S Gomathi Nayagam announced at a two day conference on renewable energy held in Chennai last week, IBN Live informs. According to him, India will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 January 2019

    India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued draft offshore wind energy lease rules for the development of projects within the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The draft rules are open to comments and suggestions until 25 February, MNRE said. The rules stipulate that the offshore wind energy blocks are to be allocated to successful […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 30 December 2013
    R&D has published a new market research report: Wind Power in India, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update – Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles.  Wind Power in India, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update – Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 May 2011

    India’s coastline offers tremendous potential for offshore wind farms feels Mr V. Vasantha Kumar, DGM – Corporate Planning, Chennai… (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, May 23, 2011