Senvion India wins order for 591 MW Wind Turbines from JSW Energy

Senvion has been awarded a 591 MW project to deliver its high-quality Wind Turbines for JSW Energy. Senvion turbines will be deployed in JSW Energy’s ongoing pipeline of ~ 2.5 GW of renewable projects which are under construction. The project will comprise of Senvion’s State-of-the-art 2.7MW turbines. When fully deployed these wind turbines will produce […]

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GWEC Creates Africa Wind Power to Accelerate Africa’s Energy Transition

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched Africa WindPower (“AWP”) to address a clear need for a regional body representing the wind industry. AWP offers a platform for dialogue between Africa’s wind industry and government stakeholders, with the ultimate goal of scaling up and accelerating wind project development and deployment across the entire African […]

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Global Offshore Wind Energy Compact signed by the IRENA and GWEC

GWEC and IRENA announced a new UN Global Compact to advance SDG7 on sustainable energy for all, in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The agreement states that by 2030, IRENA and GWEC will work together to: Increase government ambition to achieve 380 GW of offshore wind installations globally by […]

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Global Alliance for Sustainable Energy is Formed to Take Collective Action Towards Sustainability of Renewable Energy

A group of global leaders from across the renewable energy value chain and the sector’s innovation ecosystem recently launched a new organization to ensure renewables are wholly sustainable for people and the planet and lead a just transition away from fossil fuels. The partners, united in a shared vision for the sustainability of the renewables […]

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Fortum-Rusnano wind investment fund bags Russian wind auction

The Fortum-Rusnano wind investment fund (50/50 joint venture) has participated in the latest Russian renewables auction. The fund was awarded annual CSA (Capacity Supply Agreement) remuneration in the range of RUB 16.9–23.8 billion for new wind power generation. This corresponds to wind capacity of approximately 430–530 MW per annum (a total of 1.3–1.6 GW); to be commissioned during […]

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AIIB, IRENA team-up to accelerate Asia’s energy transition

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) committing to work together to support Asia’s energy transition and mobilise greater private capital for renewable energy.  The agreement was signed today by AIIB President Jin Liqun and IRENA Director-General, Francesco La Camera, at a […]

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Orsted’s transition provides key insights for India’s public utilities and renewable energy companies

Orsted, the once state-owned Danish utility, transitioned from being one of the most coal-intensive utilities in Europe to a global leader in offshore wind energy. A new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) charts Orsted’s energy transition journey and provides key insights for India’s massive transformation to its energy sector. “During Orsted’s […]

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GWEC and Costa Rican energy agencies to create a route for offshore wind

The Global Wind Energy Council together with the Vice-ministry of Energy and Environmental Quality (MINAE) of Ministry of Environment and Energy and Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) have kicked off a joint initiative to build knowledge about the local benefits of offshore wind and explore pathways for its future development and growth in Costa Rica. […]

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India’s renewable energy capacity crosses 100 GW; R K Singh says ‘landmark day’

India’s total installed renewable energy generation capacity crossed 100 GW mark on Thursday and the country is fourth in the world in terms of installed renewable energy capacity. The country has set an ambitious target to have 175 GW or 1,75,000 MW of renewable energy capacity by 2022. “The total installed renewable energy capacity in […]

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PGCIL to infuse Rs 425 cr equity investment in EESL

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) board has decided to infuse fresh equity up to Rs 425 crore in Energy Efficiency Services. The Board of Directors of Power Grid has, in its 394th Meeting held on August 10, 2021, approved the proposal to infuse fresh equity up to Rs. 425 crore in Energy Efficiency […]

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