wind energy

Spanish firm cuts energy deal in Brazil


September 14th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) Spanish wind energy firm Gamesa said Thursday it has signed an 843-million-reais ($417 million) contract in Brazil to supply 258 MW of generating capacity.The ... Read more...

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Don’t scrap wind power banking: Manufacturers tell Tamil Nadu


June 28th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) The Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) has asked the Tamil Nadu government to call a meeting of stake-holders in wind energy sector in the state ... Read more...

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Suzlon Group to sell China subsidiary for $60 mn


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Wind turbine maker Suzlon Saturday said it will sell stake in its China manufacturing subsidiary to China Power New Energy (CPNE) Development Company for $60 ... Read more...

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Cuba seeks to boost alternative energy production


June 11th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Cuba is intending to increase its renewable energy production by 12 percent over the next eight years in a push for "energy security and sovereignty", an ... Read more...

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Assam ready for more power reforms


May 16th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 16 (IANS) Assam is gearing up for the second phase of power reforms to increase electricity generation, Power Minister Pradyut Bordoloi said here Wednesday.He said the state was ... Read more...

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India leaps forward in clean energy race


April 12th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) India has taken a leap in the clean energy race with a 54 percent increase in investments in 2011 vaulting it from 10th to sixth place ... Read more...

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US wind generation increases by 27 percent


March 13th, 2012 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Wind generation in the US increased by 27 percent in 2011 as compared with 2010, continuing a trend of rapid growth, the government said Monday.Tax credits ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu’s new solar energy policy to add 3,000 MW


March 12th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will soon come out with a new policy on solar power to generate 3,000 MW by 2015-16, Natham R Viswanathan, minister for non-conventional energy ... Read more...

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Hydropower major forays into wind power


February 9th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 9 (IANS) After testing the waters, the Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) which owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh has now decided to ... Read more...

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NSL wins wind farm award


February 7th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) NSL Renewable Power Private Limited (NRPPL), part of NSL Group, has bagged the best operating wind farm award from Indian Wind Power Association (IWPA) for the ... Read more...

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India should scale up green technologies: UNIDO chief (Interview)


February 5th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India should now have an aggressive clean energy solution policy, scaling up development of green technologies for its energy security and export these to ... Read more...

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Suzlon to develop 3,000 MW of wind energy in Andra Pradesh


January 16th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) India's largest wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy will develop 3,000 MW in Andra Pradesh by 2016 with a potential investment of Rs.18,000 crore.The company signed a ... Read more...

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Solar and wind energy to light up remote Kashmir areas


December 26th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 26 (IANS) Some remote and inaccessible border areas in Jammu and Kashmir will soon get electrified through solar and wind energy.This is being done under the Remote Village ... Read more...

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Durban climate talks: What it means for India?


December 15th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS)At the recently concluded UN climate change talk in Durban, the world agreed to a new global climate change regime by 2020 to bring down emissions ... Read more...

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British mom stabs son, daughter to death


November 9th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) A 44-year-old woman in Britain offered a last meal of pizza to her son and daughter before stabbing them to death and taking her own life, ... Read more...

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GE bets on India; to hire 6,000 more


September 26th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) The $150-billion global major General Electric (GE) is betting on India for exponential growth and plans to hire about 6,000 more people over the next five ... Read more...

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New wires to carry more electricity than copper


September 7th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) A new superconducting wire can carry 40 times more electricity than a copper wire of the same size, potentially revolutionizing the power sector, says a research. ... Read more...

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Australia offers help in non-conventional energy


August 1st, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Premier of South Australia province Mike Rann Monday offered Australia's expertise on non-conventional energy to Delhi during his meeting with Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit ... Read more...

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Mozambique seeks India’s help for renewable energy sector


July 14th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Mozambique Thursday sought India's help to develop its renewable energy sector.Mozamibique Education Minister Zeferino Alexandre Martins, who met Farooq Abdullah, minister for new and renewable ... Read more...

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NTPC to set up wind power project in Karnataka


June 30th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) State-run National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. (NTPC) will set up a 100 MW wind power project in Bagalkot district of Karnataka at an investment of ... Read more...

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Suzlon Energy to set up wind turbines in Africa


May 25th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) India's wind turbine manufacturing major Suzlon Energy Wednesday said it has signed a contract with African Clean Energy Development (ACED) for supply and construction of 76 ... Read more...

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India, Uruguay sign MOU for cooperation in renewable energy


February 25th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Dr. Farooq Abdullah signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with his Uruguayan counterpart Roberto Kreimerman here on Friday for cooperation in ... Read more...

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India keen to promote alternative fuel technology


February 12th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Feb 12 (IANS) India was taking serious steps to promote alternative technologies that used bio-fuels and solar and wind energy, a senior official said Saturday.India also has plans to produce more ... Read more...

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India is fifth largest wind energy producer: Anand Sharma


February 10th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma today said that India is today fifth largest wind energy producer in the world and 8th in terms of investments made ... Read more...

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Suzlon’s German unit wins 295 MW offshore contract


November 26th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) REpower, the German unit of India's wind turbine manufacturing major Suzlon Energy, Friday signed a contract with Belgian firm C-Power to deliver 295 Megawatts capacity wind ... Read more...

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Eco awareness of students impresses Obamas


November 7th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Their presentations on green topics like rain water harvesting and wind energy clearly left the US first couple very impressed as they interacted with students of a ... Read more...

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Now, Green Carbon Centre that could recycle CO2 to lower eco footprint


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Rice University researchers have created a Green Carbon Center to bring the benefits offered by oil, gas, coal, wind, solar, geothermal, biomass and other energy sources and will ... Read more...

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Solar-powered plane set for world tour


October 15th, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 14 (IANS) The team that built the first solar-powered plane is planning a round-the-world flight within two years, with a stopover in China, a media report Thursday said."We plan ... Read more...

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REpower to supply turbines to Sweden’s Klagerup Kraft


September 15th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) REpower Systems, a subsidiary of wind power company Suzlon Energy, will supply three turbines to Sweden's Klagerup Kraft AB, to be installed by 2011. "REpower Systems, in which ... Read more...

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Italian Police seize ‘mafia assets’ worth $1.9 bn


September 15th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Palermo (Italy), Sep 15 (IANS/AKI) Italian Police have seized assets worth 1.5 billion euros (about $1.9 billion) from a Sicilian businessman who is suspected of having ties with the mafia. It was ... Read more...

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Suzlon bags contract for 30 mw wind turbine in Rajasthan


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The country's largest wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy Friday said it has won a 30 MW wind turbine order from Bhubaneswar-based mineral developer Altrade Group. Suzlon said it ... Read more...

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Google signs a wind power deal with NextEra Energy


July 21st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mountain View, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google made a big mark for itself in the renewable energy field, when it struck a 20 year deal with NextEra Energy Inc to purchase clean ... Read more...

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Wind Power Deal By Google Now Official


July 21st, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Google Energy, a subsidiary of Google has now officially signed its first ever power deal. The company has an agreement with NextEra Energy Resources ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir to generate 20,000 MW from solar energy by 2020


June 14th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir will generate 20,000 megwatts (MW) from solar energy by 2020, mostly in Ladakh region of the state, union New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah ... Read more...

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Soon, airborne turbines to harness wind energy at high attitudes


June 14th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): An American company is testing turbine prototypes in a bid to harness wind energy at high attitudes.The California-based firm Joby Energy's prototype is a 30-kilowatt system that ... Read more...

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