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Latest Wind Energy News, Updates & Insights - from EAI

 

Restore accelerated depreciation scheme for wind sector: Suzlon

Pitching for restoration of accelerated depreciation scheme in the wind energy sector, turbine maker Suzlon said it will prove beneficial for the ailing renewable power industry. Accelerated depreciation is basically increasing the depreciation on an asset which allows the asset owner to write off more… read more →

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Windmills and solar panels on shoes

Shoes are something that eventually get discarded without a second thought. But it might not be so for students who took part in a competition in Army Public School on K Kamaraj Road. The Energy and Resources Institute of India (TERI) and Tetra Pack jointly organised a series of competitions for schools… read more →

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Efforts afoot to tap wind energy in JK: Farooq

Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah today said efforts are afoot to tap wind energy in Jammu and Kashmir. "The state has vast potential of wind energy and wind masts have been installed at Bidda in Reasi district and Tata Pani in Rajouri, and some places have also been identified… read more →

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Govt mulls setting up solar, wind power project in Gujarat

The Centre is looking at setting up a solar and wind power project in Gujarat at the land available with state-owned Hindustan Salts. "Hindustan Salt has 20,000 acre land in Gujarat, where we propose to set up a solar and wind power project of 4,000 MW or more generation capacity," Minister of Heavy… read more →

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Wind energy sector saw strong VC interest, M&A deals in ‘13

When it comes to wind energy, year 2013 turned out to be vibrant and strong in terms of VC funding, M&A transactions and debt funding — both in India and globally. In India alone there were 14 major transactions of various types with total deal value reaching well over $600 million. Globally, VC funding… read more →

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GWEC to develop Indian offshore roadmap

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is working with the Indian authorities to develop a roadmap for the development of offshore wind in the country. The project, which will focus on the states of Gujurat and Tamil Nadu, will be supported by a EUR 4 million grant from the European Union's Indo-European… read more →

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SJVNL's Maharashtra wind energy project starts generation

Public sector hydropower major Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd's (SJVNL) maiden wind energy project in Maharashtra has started generation, a senior company official said. "Fifteen of the 56 wind power turbines of 47.6 MW Khirvire project in Ahmednagar district have started generating energy," SJVNL deputy… read more →

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Bleak summer ahead: Wind energy on the wane in Tamil Nadu

Summer is approaching and by the looks of it, wind power may not be of much help this year. Fresh wind power capacity additions in 2013 fell sharply to 101 MW compared with about 537 MW in 2012, and the numbers are not expected to go up over the coming year. Wind power, over the last few years, was… read more →

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India, UAE to cooperate for solar, wind energy

India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed an agreement to enhance cooperation in renewable energy, especially in the areas of solar and wind power. India's minister of new and renewable energy Farooq Abdullah and Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, minister of state and the UAE's special envoy for energy… read more →

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Tiny windmills may one day power cell phones

Indian origin scientist Smitha Rao at the University of Texas has come up with world's smallest wind turbine that could one day power portable electronics and recharge smartphone batteries. The micro-windmill is so small that 10 such windmills could be mounted on a single grain of rice. The device is… read more →

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