wind energy

PPA For 250 MW Wind Farm Signed in Egypt

The project will produce more than 1000GWh a year, powering the equivalent of over 350,000 homes in Egypt. Lekela, the renewable power company that delivers utility-scale projects across Africa, has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) for its 250MW wind farm project in the Gulf of Suez, near […]

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SECI Awards 840 MW of its 1200 MW Hybrid Tender

SECI will now enter into a PPA with the two selected project developers for a period of 25 years. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued the results of its 1200 MW ISTS-connected wind-solar hybrid power projects (Tranche-I) tender. Two bidders, SBE Renewable Ten Private Limited and Mahoba Solar Private Limited were awarded a […]

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Biggest Offshore Wind Farm to Power Up this Week

When completed will be twice the capacity of the world’s largest offshore wind farm. Danish wind energy solutions provider, Ørsted, has announced that its Hornsea 1 wind farm off the coast of Yorkshire (Britain) is to supply its first power to the UK electricity grid this week. The Danish developer will be installing the first […]

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Africa and Middle East Installed 962 MW New Wind Capacity in 2018

The report forecasts that a further 6.5 GW capacity will be added by 2023. According to the latest data released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), countries in Africa and the Middle East region installed 962 MW of new onshore wind power capacity in 2018, an increase of more than 300 MW compared to […]

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Suzlon Energy Losses Grow to Rs 40 Cr in 3rd Quarter

The company’s total income in the quarter came down to Rs 1,112.34 crore from Rs 2,220.25 crore a year ago.  Suzlon Energy, a premier wind energy solutions provider, has reported that its consolidated net loss has widened to Rs 40.07 crore in the December 2018 quarter year-on-year, mainly due to lower revenues, higher forex loss, […]

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EIB Approves Euro 1670 Million Fund For Strengthening Sustainable Transport and Clean Energy Investments

The investments in renewable energy initiatives are a part of the bank’s programme that saw EUR 4.8 billion of new financing. The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a total of EUR 1670 Million for strengthening sustainable transport and supporting the development of renewable energy in Europe, Africa, and Asia. The EIB-backed financing will support […]

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Indian Wind Power Sector to Benefit From US-China Tariff Scuffle : Wood Mackenzie

The assumption comes from a new report released by global research and consultancy firm Wood Mackenzie. India’s wind energy sector could benefit in the form of new investments as the ongoing tariff scuffle between US and China continues to escalate. The assumption comes from a new report released by global research and consultancy firm Wood […]

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SECI and Govt of Puducherry Sign PSA For 100 MW Wind Power

SECI announce an agreement with the Electricity Department of Puducherry for sourcing 100 MW of wind power. The Electricity Department of the Government of Puducherry has signed an agreement with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to source 100 MW of Wind Power. The new agreement will be slotted under the Union Territory’s Renewable […]

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