Wind energy

By 2030, one-fifth of world electricity to be supplied by wind: Report

"By 2030 wind power could reach 2,110 GW, and supply up to 20 per cent of global electricity, creating 2.4 million new jobs and reducing CO2 emissions by more than 3.3 billion tonnes per year, and attract annual investment of about €200 billion," GWEC said in a release here.

Oct 18, 2016, 18:32 PM IST

'Food waste may store solar, wind energy'

Some scientists have been exploring sugar alcohols as a possible material for making thermal storage work, but this direction has some limitations.

Sep 15, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

'Karnataka tapped only miniscule portion of potential wind energy'

 Karnataka has only tapped a miniscule amount of its wind energy generation potential, leading wind energy company officials said on Thursday.

Jan 08, 2016, 00:20 AM IST

Belgium to power 170 trains with wind energy

The number of trains to be covered by the wind energy project represents about five percent of the country's total rail traffic.

Oct 25, 2015, 23:27 PM IST

NSE becomes first Indian bourse to harness wind energy

Leading share bourse National Stock Exchange (NSE) became India`s first stock exchange to invest in wind power with a 6.25 MW project, said Suzlon Group on Tuesday.

Aug 25, 2015, 16:46 PM IST

New technology may reduce wind energy costs

 The efficiency of wind turbines can be increased and repair costs reduced through a new technique developed by engineers from the University of Sheffield.

Aug 15, 2015, 12:43 PM IST

Suzlon bags 98.7 MW contract from Mytrah Energy

Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Monday said it will supply 47 turbines, each of 2.1 MW capacity, for Mytrah Energy's 98.7 MW wind project in Telangana.

May 18, 2015, 19:14 PM IST

Suresh Prabhu advocates use of solar, wind energy

Cautioning against harmful effects of greenhouse gases due to fossil fuel use, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has advocated a paradigm shift in the energy scenario through the use of alternative energy like solar and wind power.

Apr 20, 2015, 12:59 PM IST

Essel Group signs pact with German firms

The Essel Group Wednesday announced entering into technology transfer pacts with three leading German firms.

Apr 15, 2015, 17:00 PM IST

Inox Wind marks splendid debut; shares soar 35.5%

Integrated wind energy firm Inox Wind made a splendid debut on the bourses Thursday, surging by 35.5 percent over the issue price of Rs 325 a share.

Apr 09, 2015, 18:34 PM IST

DU students harness wind energy produced by Metro trains

A group of Delhi University students has discovered an innovative way of harnessing wind energy churned out by Metro trains to generate electricity.

Apr 05, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

Suzlon shares soar 16% on Senvion sale rumours; co denies

Suzlon Energy shares Wednesday surged over 16 percent amid reports that the company is looking to sell its German subsidiary Senvion even as the wind turbine maker termed them as "false and speculative".

Jan 07, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

Rajasthan House passes bill allowing lease of land for power units

The Rajasthan Assembly on Thursday passed an amendment bill enabling land owner to lease land for to power (solar and wind energy) producers for thirty years.

Sep 18, 2014, 18:11 PM IST

Accelerated depreciation move to create 20,000 jobs/year: Suzlon

Hailing the government's move to restore accelerated depreciation in the wind energy space, turbine maker Suzlon Energy said the step will help in creating 20,000 jobs annually in the sector.

Aug 28, 2014, 18:19 PM IST

Wind, solar energy to get big push under Modi-led NDA

The Narendra Modi government is likely to harness solar power and give a fillip to development of offshore wind energy so as to provide electricity to every household in the near future, industry officials said today.

May 22, 2014, 17:44 PM IST

Suzlon bags order from Uruguay

Wind turbine maker Suzlon Monday said it has bagged an order for setting up a 65 MW project in Uruguay.

Oct 14, 2013, 13:16 PM IST

Jaya seeks PM`s intervention for two wind energy projects

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa has sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s intervention for obtaining approval for two of its wind energy projects.

Sep 16, 2013, 13:49 PM IST

MPs seek exclusive panel on wind energy

A group of MPs working on climate issues have asked the ministries of New and Renewable Energy and Finance to constitute an exclusive committee to fast track their recommendations on wind energy.

Sep 10, 2013, 21:19 PM IST

Wind energy to light up Maoist-hit Bastar

If the efforts of the Chhattisgarh government produce results, the day is not far when wind energy would illuminate houses in the Maoist insurgency-hit Bastar district, an official said Thursday.

May 23, 2013, 21:38 PM IST

Offshore farms to harness wind energy

An expert committee has suggested that offshore farms to harness wind energy may be set up at Rameshwaram, Kanyakumari, Maharashtra, Kerala-Konkan and Gujarat, Rajya Sabha was informed.

Dec 10, 2012, 13:06 PM IST