Wind Power Projects

Power Equipment Major Alfanar Acquires Wind Energy OEM Senvion India

Saudi power equipment major Alfanar has made a formal entry into India’s energy sector through its 100% acquisition of wind turbine OEM Senvion India from Senvion GmbH. The acquisition was made through Global Renewable Energy Development Holding Company Limited (GREDHCL), a dedicated investment vehicle set-up by promoters of Alfanar. Announced back in December 2020, the […]

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GE Renewable Energy scores another win in Vietnam

GE Renewable Energy announced that it has secured a 27.2 MW contract to supply 8 units of GE’s 3 MW-137 wind turbines to support construction of the Phuoc Minh Wind Farm, located in Ninh Thuan, in the South Central Region of Vietnam. A consortium of PowerChina Huadong Engineering Corporation, Henste Engineering and IPC Group will […]

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SECI Issues RfS for 1200 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Projects

The maximum tariff payable to each WPD is fixed at Rs 2.85/kWh for the entire term of 25 years. State-owned Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued Request for Selection (RfS) document for setting up of 1200 MW ISTS connected wind power projects (Tranche-VI) on “Build Own Operate” basis. This 1200MW solar-wind hybrid tender […]

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Bids for setting up of Wind Power Projects of over 8000 MW Capacity Finalised

The wind power projects in the country are installed on the basis of commercial viability through tariff based competitive bidding process. As on date, the bids for setting up of wind power projects of aggregate 8389.90 MW capacity have been finalised through Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) and National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. […]

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Results of E-Bidding and E-RA for 1200 mw ISTS-Connected Wind Power Projects (Tranche-v)

SOLAR ENERGY CORPORATION OF INDIA LIMITED Selection of 1200 MW ISTS-connected Wind Power Projects (Tranche-V) (RfS No: SECI/C&P/WPD/1200MW/T5/RfS/022018 dated 30.06.2018) After Technical Bid Opening After e-Reverse Auction (held on 25.09.2018) Sl. No. Bidder’s Name Capacity (MW) Bidder’s Name Bidder’s Quantity (MW) Tariff (INR/kWh) Awarded capacity (MW) 1 Alfanar Company 300 Torrent Power Limited 115 2.76 […]

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India’s First ISTS connected Wind Power Project Commissioned

Government’s plan of 175 GW RE by the year 2022 Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) conducted India’s first auction of wind power projects in February 2017 in which tariff of Rs. 3.46 was discovered, which was much lower than feed in tariffs in vogue those days. This was a 1000 MW bid for […]

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Govt Extends Transmission Charge Waiver Period for Solar Projects Till March 2022

The waiver will be available to these projects for 25 years from the date of commissioning provided the developers sign power purchase agreements with entities, including discoms, for sale of power for compliance of their renewable purchase obligation.     The government has extended the window to avail waiver of inter-state power transmission charges and […]

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Guidelines issued for procurement of wind power through tariff based competitive bidding process

  Government has issued Guidelines under Section 63 of the Electricity Act, 2003 providing a framework for procurement of wind power through a transparent process of bidding including standardisation of the process and defining of roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders. These Guidelines aim to enable the Distribution Licensees to procure wind power at competitive rates […]

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