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India identifies offshore wind energy potential of 70,000 MW along Gujarat, TN coasts

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 3, 2020

India has an estimated offshore wind energy potential to generate around 70,000 Megawatt (Mw) power, most of that identified in coastal Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, according to the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE). “Initial studies indicate offshore wind energy...

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Modi government plans big on wind power; projects of 12,162.50 MW capacity awarded so far

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 9, 2019

In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, Union Minister of State (IC) New & Renewable Energy, Power and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship R K Singh, on Tuesday stated that by October 2019, 37,090.03 MW capacity of wind power has already been installed in the...

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Adani Green commissions 50 Megawatt wind energy capacity in Gujarat

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2019

Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) on Monday said it has commissioned 50 megawatt wind generation capacity at Kutch in Gujarat. The company through its subsidiaries is implementing 725 MW wind projects in Kutch. "AGEL announces commissioning of 50 MW wind energy generation...

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India to install 2.9 GW wind capacity in 2019: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 15, 2019

Auctions were conducted for 5.2 GW until August 2019 but only 2.9 GW was awarded because of lack of developer interest. India is likely to install more wind capacity in 2019 than it did last year, but it will still be well below what it used to be earlier. According to...

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India’s Gujarat Allocates 745 Megawatts In Wind Auction

By : Sustainability ..., May 17, 2019

The Indian state of Gujarat recently completed a wind energy auction, the second for the state since wind energy auctions began in the country. The auction was undersubscribed and project...

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Businesses are confident of growth in India's renewable energy sector

By : Sustainability ..., May 17, 2019

Rapid growth in India has been accompanied by an increased awareness of environmental considerations. In 2014, the Government of India announced that it would substantially ramp up its renewable...

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India's mega renewable energy target to drive growth of wind energy sector

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2019

 Aggressive renewable energy target in India and "explosive" growth in the offshore sector are expected to drive a 10-year CAGR of 12.2 per cent in the wind energy sector in Asia Pacific,...

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World’s top 10 countries in wind energy capacity

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

According to a recent report by, China tops the chart with 221 gigawatt (GW) of installed wind capacity followed by the United States and Germany. Here are the top 10:...

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Promise of world's cheapest wind power faces delays in India

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 1, 2019


India has drawn global attention since it started awarding wind power projects at record-low tariffs, spurring optimism that renewable energy could supplant the nation’s abundant coal resources in electricity generation. But about half of the more than one gigawatt...

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