Tag: India Wind Energy Auction


With the Indian government planning to organised an increasing number of reverse auctions for wind energy projects, several states are rethinking whether to continue with the feed-in tariffs at all. Karnataka has become the latest state to ask its power Read more…


With the Indian government looking to launch a major auction roadmap for the wind energy market several foreign wind turbine manufacturing companies are looking to capture a market share. German turbine manufacturers Nordex and Senvion have announced the launch of Read more…


Following a sharp correction tariff rates for wind energy projects in the first-ever competitive auction in India in February several states have refused to sign fresh power purchase agreements at higher feed-in tariffs. According to media reports, states of Gujarat Read more…


The future of Indian wind energy sector remains bright and is expected to easily achieve the installed capacity targets announced by the government by 2022, chairman of one of the leading wind energy companies in India has stated. Tulsi Tanti, Read more…


Chairman of the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) recently stated that a record 6,000 megawatts wind energy capacity is expected to be added in financial year 2017-18.


Four project developers were allocated 250 megawatts capacity each at a tariff of Rs 3.46/kWh (5.2¢/kWh) in the auction organised by the Solar Energy Corporation of India.


India’s first-ever wind energy tender was oversubscribed with total 13 developers submitted bids equivalent to 2.6 gigawatts in comparison to 1 gigawatts bids called for.


Media reports suggest that wind energy tariff bids in India could fall to as low as INR 4.00/kWh (5.90¢/kWh) once the 1 gigawatts of wind energy capacity is auctioned.

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