Monthly Archives: April 2017


India’s wind power capacity crosses 32 GW mark, says IWTMA

India is at fourth position after China, the US and Germany, in terms of wind capacity installation Industry body Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) on Tuesday said the wind power generation capacity in the … More →


Brazil’s WEG to make wind turbines in India

Brazilian electrical equipment manufacturer WEG SA announced today that it plans to enter the Indian wind turbine production market. The company intends to upgrade its existing electric motors and generator factory near Bangalore in Tamil … More →


Air pollution in India reducing solar power yield by 17-25%: Study

India is making a big push for solar energy, with power capacity expected to double this year. But some of the gains, especially in north India, could be offset by a growing problem: air pollution. … More →


Green Investment Bank may invest in Lightsource India

Green Investment Bank’s interest in Lightsource India comes in the backdrop of a Macquarie-led group agreeing to buy GIB from the UK govt for £2.3 billion New Delhi: In a sign of growing overseas investor … More →


Indian Space Agency Comes Up With an App Indicating Solar Power Potential

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has developed an Android app that will show the solar potential of a given location in any part of the country. The app was developed to support the clean … More →


Bhopal: Government scheme for solar pumps to farmers

BHOPAL: To promote irrigation in remote areas where there is no power supply yet, Urja Vikas Nigam will provide solar pumps to farmers. This was informed by president of the Nigam Vijendra Singh Sisodia in … More →


Nordex and Senvion present new Indian models

INDIA: German manufacturers Nordex and Senvion have launched new turbines into the Indian market, thanks to recent acquisitions. Senvion is launching a portfolio of 2.3MW and 2.4MW turbines with rotor diameters between 110 and 124 … More →


Government to auction wind projects of 4,000 Mw capacity in current fiscal

The government plans to auction wind power projects of about 4 gigawatt (GW) capacity in tranches this year, a senior official said on Friday. NEW DELHI: The government plans to auction wind power projects of … More →


MP govt to provide subsidised solar water pumps to farmers

“The sale of green energy pumps in such a huge number is going to save crores of rupees of the MP government annually,” said Rajendra Kothari, the former director of PHD Chamber of Industries and … More →


Massive oversubscription for 750MW solar tender in India’s Rajasthan

A Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) tender for 750MW of PV capacity at the Bhadla Solar Park in Rajasthan has been massively oversubscribed, with roughly 8.75GW worth of technical bids received. Jasmeeet Khurana, associate … More →