ACCIONA Energía’s fourth wind farm in India enters service

Bannur (78 MW) raises the company’s capacity in the country to 164 MW The wind farm has 26 Nordex-Acciona Windpower 3-MW turbines ACCIONA Energía has put the 78-MW capacity Bannur wind park into service in India. It is the fourth owned by the company in the country, taking its operational capacity there to 163.8 MW. Located in Bijapur district in the state of Karnataka (south-west India), Bannur has twenty-six AW125/3000 Nordex-Acciona Windpower wind turbines (rotor diameter 125 metres) mounted on 120-metre high concrete towers. The new facility will generate an estimated 242 gigawatt-hours (GWh) a year, equivalent to the consumption of over 224,000 Indian homes and avoiding the emission of 232,562

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Senvion presents its largest 2 MW turbine series for India

Senvion presents its largest 2 MW turbine series for IndiaPortfolio addition to deliver state-of-the art technology at competitive LCoE Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, is launching four new products in the market at Windergy India. The turbines in the two-megawatt class with the series name Senvion 2.XM come from a suitable acquisition made in summer 2016, and are available for sale in India with immediate effect and with installation in later 2017. The Senvion 2.XM modular platform is well adapted to Indian market and its climate conditions achieving constant yield at high temperatures up to +50 C. The modular concept of Senvion turbines enables to deliver cost

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India’s Solar Ambitions Get Major Boost with Close of 750MW Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Park

India’s State Government of Madhya Pradesh signed project agreements with solar power companies today making Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Park a reality and helping India get closer to its 100 GW solar energy goal by 2022. IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the lead transaction advisor for this project that will mobilize $550 million in private investment and avoid a million tons of GHG emissions. The project is led by Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL), a joint venture between the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVN). The initiative utilized a robust project structure and innovative de-risking mechanisms, paving

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GE and Power Grid strengthen the grid for half a billion people in India

GE successfully transmits 1,500 MW of power on 1st pole for India’s Champa UHVDC project Two-phased 1,365 km energy highway transporting electricity from Champa in the Central-Eastern region of India to Kurukshetra in the North GE’s first 800 kV UHVDC project worldwide to reach full power commercial operation First 800 kV scheme in the world to use dedicated metallic return conductors which significantly enhances reliability Benefits entire Northern Grid of India which connects 46% of Indian population The first step of a two-phased project designed to address the growing power needs of India’s northern region is now energized. GE Energy Connections (NYSE: GE) announced that it has successfully transmitted 1,500

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Nokia and Tata Power Delhi Distribution join forces to modernize electrical grids with advanced communications networks

  Nokia transforms the existing network into a state-of-the-art modern communications network to enhance power delivery to over 7 million Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited’s customers in its area of operation in North and North-west Delhi Tata Power-DDL becomes the first Indian Power Utility to deploy Line Differential Teleprotection service over an IP/MPLS network. Nokia IP/MPLS technology has improved the reliability, scalability, security and efficiency of power distribution   Delhi-NCR, India – Nokia has provided the leading Indian power utility Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TATA Power-DDL) with a state-of-the-art Internet Protocol/Multiprotocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS) network  to support the management of its electrical grid in its area of operation in

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Gamesa reaffirms its leadership in India with orders for the supply of 278 MW at seven wind developments

In total, the company has been commissioned to install 139 of its G114-2.0 MW and G97-2.0 MW wind turbines Gamesa continues to reinforce its positioning in India, where the company has ranked as the leading OEM for the last three years, with seven new orders. Specifically, the company will supply a total of 278 MW to several customers1. Gamesa will supply, install and commission the turbines at all seven developments. Three of them are EPC contracts, so that it will also perform the corresponding civil engineering work at these facilities. In all, Gamesa will supply 99 (198 MW) of its G114-2.0 turbines and 40 (80 MW) of its G97-2.0 MW

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Abengoa to supply the metal structures to Gamesa for the Atria Solar photovoltaic project

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been awarded a contract by Gamesa to manufacture and supply the steel structures for two photovoltaic projects (130 MW solar plants) that Gamesa will construct for the Indian company Atria Power as turn-key projects.  Abengoa, in particular, will be responsible for producing and supplying the steel structures that are necessary for the construction of 45 MW photovoltaics for the aforementioned project in Hiriyur, in the Karnataka region which lies in the southeast of the country. Works have already commenced and are expected to be completed this April. This project is

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Gamesa reinforces its industrial presence in India with a new factory

The factory will produce blades for the G114-2.0 MW class S turbine, tailor-designed for the Indian market Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Ramesh Kymal, Gamesa’s CEO in India, and José Antonio Cortajarena, Gamesa’s Chief Corporate and General Secretary, presided the inauguration ceremony Gamesa today inaugurated its new factory in the Nellore region, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, one of the country’s fastest-growing wind power producing regions. Construction of this manufacturing facility, one of the company’s largest in India, is framed by Gamesa’s growth plans, which contemplate capex of more than €100 million through 2017 to reinforce its manufacturing presence in this market. The inauguration ceremony

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