Tags: wind energy

ReNew Power Announces Commissioning of 300 MW Wind Farm

ReNew Power has announced that it has commissioned a 300 megawatt (MW) wind power generation facility in the Indian state of Gujarat. The project was previously awarded to ReNew’s operating subsidiary ReNew Wind Energy (AP2) Private Limited in a competitive E-reverse auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India.  As previously announced, ReNew has […]

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GWEC India appoints Martand Shardul as its first Policy Director

 The Global Wind Energy Council India (GWEC India) has announced that Martand Shardul, previously a Fellow at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), has joined GWEC India as its first Policy Director. Martand has more than a decade of experience in public policy, clean energy analytics and digital transformation in India and beyond.  Ben Backwell, […]

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AGEL Commissions 100 MW Gujarat Wind Power Project

Adani Wind Energy Kutch Three Limited (‘AWEKTL’) , a subsidiary of Adani Green Energy Limited (‘AGEL’), commissioned a 100 MW Wind Power Plant in Kutch (Gujarat) 5 months ahead of its schedule. This is the 5th project commissioned before schedule by the company over the past 12 months.  The plant has Power Purchase Agreement (‘PPA’) with the […]

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15 participants named for the third edition of the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2021, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) have announced the participants for the third edition of their jointly organised Women in Wind Global Leadership Program which aims to enhance gender diversity across the wind sector. This year’s participants […]

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Africa is only tapping into 0.01% of its wind power potential: GWEC

 According to the latest data released by GWEC Market Intelligence, the Africa and Middle East region installed 821 MW of new wind power capacity in 2020, bringing total capacity in the region to over 7 GW. While this growth is stable for the region and nearly the same levels of the previous year despite COVID-19 […]

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India added 1.1GW of onshore wind projects in 2020- lowest new in a decade: BNEF

India added 1.1GW of onshore wind projects in 2020 – the lowest new build in a decade. Siemens Gamesa kept its crown as market leader by accounting for nearly half of all capacity commissioned last year, with GE ranking second. Local suppliers lost ground against global turbine makers, as Inox and Suzlon together supplied 23% […]

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GWEC India ,MEC+ signs MoU to catalyse growth in India’s wind industry

The Global Wind Energy Council India (GWEC India) and MEC Intelligence (MEC+) has announced that the two organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on building out market intelligence and evidence-driven policy recommendations to accelerate India’s energy transition. The partnership will aim to address key bottlenecks slowing down wind market growth, and illustrate the potential […]

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GWEC enlists RenewableUK’s Head of Policy Rebecca Williams to lead COP26 work

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has announced that Rebecca Williams, Head of Policy and Regulation at RenewableUK, will join GWEC on secondment from April to November 2021 as Director of COP26 to coordinate the global wind industry association’s work around the crucial climate conference.  As the clean energy technology with the most decarbonisation potential per MW, […]

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Continuum Wind Energy to raise USD 560m in green bond sale

Morgan Stanley-controlled Continuum Wind Energy is in international markets with a USD 560-million dollar-denominated green bond issue, according to two merchant banking sources. The city-based green energy player that began operations in June 2009 has grown through a string of acquisitions of wind and solar assets, and currently has a portfolio of about 2 gw, […]

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Fortum completes the construction of two new wind parks in the Nordics

Fortum is growing its wind power portfolio in the Nordics with two newly commissioned wind power parks, Kalax in Finland and Sørfjord in Norway. Both are now producing clean energy for the Nordic market. According to the company’s new joint strategy with Uniper, wind power will be one of the key growth areas in the […]

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