Advancements in Wind Turbine technology
Wind turbine technology has evolved significantly over the last decade. Modern wind turbines are capable of generating energy even from low wind speed sites. Here are some key design criteria of wind turbines designed for low wind speed sites and technology options available to improve energy capture.
Siemens bags Rs 411 cr order from Power Grid Corp
Siemens Limited announced that it has won a crucial turnkey order (design, engineering, commissioning and installation) from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) worth approximately Rs. 411 crores. The order is for Static Var Compensators (SVCs) for three of PGCIL’s substations: Ludhiana in Punjab, Kankroli in Rajasthan and New Wangpoh in Jammu & Kashmir.
Adani taps POSCO for Oz coal project
India's Adani Mining Pty Ltd has said that South Korea's POSCO Engineering & Construction Co Ltd will build the rail line for a long-delayed A$16.5 billion
Rambolls Gurgaon Engineering Center
Ramboll, a Denmark based, global major in engineering, design and consulting, has inaugurated its Global Engineering Center at Gurgaon. The decision to start the Global Engineering Center comes amidst the demand and focus of providing global expertise using local resources from India.
New storage technologies will solve issues grids will face in the future
Dr Fahd Hashiesh, Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and Technology Manager, ABB Ltd., UK, speaks on some of the latest technologies spurring the growth of grids and their relevance to the Indian context. Disturbances and outages are common across the Indian power grid. How can power system simulations help? Are these solutions being used in India?
Power system simulations play an important role in overcoming disturbances. In fact the more offline studies that can be perfo
ABBs wind and solar energy business in India grew 300 percentage last year
The Indian arm of the Swiss-Swedish engineering major ABB is looking to tide over the rough weather focusing on low risk short cycle orders, product indigenisation and increasing its exports. ABB India´s net profit rose over three times to Rs 59 crore for quarter ended December and Rs 179 crore for FY 2013, which is a 30% rise over the full year profit of the previous year. Wind and solar energy business grew 300% last year, the company management told analysts.