"The wind sector turnaround will start in 2019-20"
In an interview, DV Giri, Secretary General, Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association said that in 2018-19 with the dependence on the SECI bids that have an 18 months project period, and bids from Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Maharashtra will see the installation of around 2,000-2,500 MW in FY19, further adding that the turnaround will start from 2019-20 and the future is good for the industry.
Financial institutes cast doubts on the viability of projects
The target is achievable if you look at the wind potential and the capabilities of the wind turbine manufacturers, who can manufacture the machines and develop the workforce to execute the project. If you take that as a benchmark, then it is achievable.
Suzlon wins 75-MW repeat order through MSEDCL bid
Suzlon Group has announced its order win for development of 75-MW wind power project from an independent power producer (IPP) through Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) bid. The company will install around 36 units of S111-140m wind turbine generators (WTGs) with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each.
Suzlon bags 96.6 MW repeat order from ReNew Power
Wind turbine maker Suzlon has said it has bagged a repeat order for 96.60 MW wind energy project from ReNew Power. The company will install 24 units of S97-120m and 22 units of S111-90m wind turbine generator (WTG) in Karnataka.
ZephIR Lidar successfully passes DNV-GL verification
An independent performance verification of a nacelle-mounted ZephIR Lidar has been undertaken by DNV GL on the test site in Janneby, Germany which demonstrates the product is compliant with best-practice guidelines developed in the EUDP UniTTe programmes – widely regarded and accepted as industry benchmarks for installations of turbine-mounted Remote Sensing Devices (RSDs).
Virtual power plant project starts in Toyota
Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., Denso Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Turbine and Systems Inc., together with Toyota City, have launched a "virtual power plant" demonstration project, which aims to achieve the local production and consumption of renewable energy. The project outlines the construction of a virtual power plant that will regulate electric power demand according to the supply of electric power generated from renewable energy in Toyota city and that will enable multi
ESCO announces acquisition of renewable energy industry supplier
ESCO Technologies Inc. announced that it has acquired NRG Systems, Inc. (NRG), doing business as Renewable NRG Systems, located in Hinesburg, Vermont. NRG serves electric utilities, wind turbine manufacturers, renewable energy developers, research institutes, and government agencies in more than 150 countries.
India's wind power capacity crosses 32 GW | IWTMA
Industry body Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) said the wind power generation capacity in the country has crossed the 32 GW mark. However, according to the Central Electricity Authority's (CEA) monthly report for March 2017, the installed wind power generation capacity is around 28.7 GW, lower than the ITWMA estimates.
Vestas expands 2 MW platform with two new turbine variants
The company has introduced new, larger 116 meter and 120 meter rotors, the V116-2.0 MW and V120-2.0 MW, offering industry-leading liveliest cost of energy at park level in medium, low, and ultra-low wind conditions globally, though particularly well-suited for the US, India and China.