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Goyal inaugurates Nalco’s four wind power plants

April 15, 2017: Union Power and Coal Minister Pyush Goyal today dedicated to the nation 4 wind power plants built by Nalco and annuonced an expansion plan for the aluminium major to raise its capacity … More →

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Energy: Going where the wind blows

Wind power industry is in the news. Why? For the first time, wind power installations (windmills) crossed the 5 Gigawatt mark, to reach 5,400 MW in 2016-17. The earlier record was 3,472 MW of 2015-16. … More →

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Ministry of New and Renewable Energy plans to push auction route for wind power

The ministry of new and renewable energy has proposed to allow state-owned power distribution companies to conduct reverse auctions for procuring wind power. The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has proposed to allow … More →

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India may add 6,000 MW wind power capacity in FY’18: IWTMA

“The government’s target (for the 2017-18) I think is 4,500 MW. We know that we have number of challenges in front of us, but we will try our best to give around 6,000 (MW) in … More →

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Railways to add 1000 MW of solar, 200 MW of wind energy: Suresh Prabhu

NEW DELHI: Railways plans to use renewable energy in a “big” way and is looking to add 1,000 MW of solar and 200 MW of wind energy, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said. Prabhu along … More →

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Hyderabad Firm Comes Out with India’s First Rooftop Wind Turbine to Produce Green Energy

Hyderabad based Archimedes Green Energys (P) Ltd comes out with India’s first Rooftop Wind Turbine to generate Green and sustainable energy. It is a “Make in India” product, declared Suryaprakash Gajjala, CEO of Archimedes Green … More →

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Wind power capacity addition in 2016-17 put at 5,400 MW

CHENNAI, APRIL 2: India added a record 5,400 MW of wind power capacity in 2016-17, according to a government press release issued today. The previous high was 3,472 MW achieved in 2015-16. Notably, as much … More →

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PTC Energy commissions wind projects in Karnataka, Andhra

New Delhi, Apr 2 (PTI) PTC Energy Ltd today announced commissioning of five wind power projects with an aggregate capacity of 238.8 megawatts in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. With 50 MW operational capacity in wind … More →

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After hydro, Himachal Pradesh plans to tap potential of wind energy

SHIMLA: Known for its vast hydro power potential, Himachal Pradesh government is now exploring the possibility of promoting non-conventional wind energy in a big way. As far as 12 sites have been identified in the … More →

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Indian Railways plans to save Rs 41,000 Cr in energy; embraces solar, wind as way ahead

India’s economy has seen remarkable expansion in the past decade, with an average growth of 7–8 percent per annum in the last few years, according to a Press Information Bureau release. At this juncture, Railway … More →