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Offshore Wind Development in India: FOWIND Launches New Report on Supply Chain, Ports and Logistics
Facilitating India’s transition towards low carbon economy by development of offshore wind power NEW DELHI, 29 June 2016 – The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched a new report today: “Supply Chain, Port Infrastructure and Logistics Study” for offshore wind development in the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in India. This study is a significant step forward in preparing a …
FREE Webcast on Offshore Wind in India: Developing Supply Chain, Port Infrastructure and Logistics Capability
Please join the Global Wind Energy Council for a FREE webinar on Wednesday, 29 June at 08:00 GMT/ 13:30 IST /16:00 Beijing Panelists will be discussing our latest report Supply Chain, Ports Infrastructure and Logistics Study of Offshore Wind Farm Development in the Indian states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu from the FOWIND project. India is ranked 5th globally in terms of …
FOWIND at EWEA 2015 in Paris
As part of a series of ‘Doing Business in …’ workshops Global Wind Energy Council organised an international session at EWEA’s annual event (17-20 November 2015) with focus on markets outside Europe.  Shruti Shukla, GWEC’s Director of Policy and Global Projects, explained the latest developments in the FOWIND Offshore project and what opportunities lie ahead for the industry in India. …

 

 

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India to get electricity from offshore wind energy in 5 years
DNA India India will get electricity generated by wind-propelled plants installed in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in about five years as a part of the country’s green energy development programmes, an energy expert has said. “We are preparing India for offshore wind (and) providing MNRE, a roadmap for offshore wind for Gujarat and Tamil Nadu,” said Mathias Steck, Executive Vice President and …
India to get electricity from offshore wind energy in 5 yrs
India today Singapore, Oct 31 (PTI) India will get electricity generated by wind-propelled plants installed in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in about five years as part of the countrys green energy development programmes, an energy expert has said. “We are preparing India for offshore wind (and) providing MNRE a road map for offshore wind for Gujarat and Tamil Nadu,” said Mathias Steck, …
Indian offshore wind in sharper focus as FOWIND scrutinises supply chain
Recharge news The early outlines of a future Indian offshore wind sector are in sharper focus thanks to a comprehensive study of how the nation’s ports and supply chain infrastructure could support commercial-scale turbine deployment in its seas. The strengths, weaknesses and future potential of India’s infrastructure are tackled in the latest report from FOWIND – a high-level international consortium led by …
India’s Potential in Offshore Wind Power
Maritime Professional The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched a new report: “Supply Chain, Port Infrastructure and Logistics Study” for offshore wind development in the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in India. This study is a significant step forward in preparing a roadmap for offshore wind power in India by the GWEC led FOWIND consortium. The key supply chain elements of the …
GWEC report addresses challenges of developing offshore wind in India
Offshore Wind Journal The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has published a new report, Supply Chain, Port Infrastructure and Logistics Study, for offshore wind development in the Indian states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. It says the study is “a significant step forward” in preparing a roadmap for offshore wind power in India by the GWEC-led facilitating offshore wind in India …
Spotlight on Indian offshore
reNEWS The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has set out the basis for future offshore wind feasibility assessments in the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in India. In a new report – Supply Chain, Port Infrastructure and Logistics Study – GWEC assesses key supply chain elements of the offshore wind industry, together with a preliminary evaluation of companies entering the sector.
GWEC presents supply chain study for Indian offshore wind
SeeNews The Facilitating Offshore Wind in India (FOWIND) consortium released a new supply chain study that reveals what is already available and what needs to be upgraded or started from the beginning. The key supply chain elements of the offshore wind industry are assessed as part of the study and there is also a preliminary evaluation of companies entering the offshore wind …
India’s Potential in Offshore Wind Power
MarineLink.com The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched a new report: “Supply Chain, Port Infrastructure and Logistics Study” for offshore wind development in the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in India. This study is a significant step forward in preparing a roadmap for offshore wind power in India by the GWEC led FOWIND consortium.
Indian offshore wind “open playing field”
OE Offshore Engineer While Europe has been leading the charge in offshore wind development, the US and other regions including India are starting to build activity.  In India, there are two main regions, the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, on the west coast of India, which are most likely to see activity, Dr Mark Leybourne, senior engineer at IT Power Consulting …
MeteoPole appointed as supplier for FOWIND project
WindTech International In December 2013, a consortium has been formed to implement the Facilitating Offshore Wind in India (FOWIND) project funded by the European Union. The objectives of the FOWIND project include the identification of potential offshore sites through bankable wind data measurements. MeteoPole India, based in Hyderabad, has been selected to be the official technology partner and supplier of a ground-based …
Global Wind Energy Council says UK industry was on a policy rollercoaster in 2015
Energy Voice A new global wind power report highlights a “solid” UK performance despite a policy rollercoaster. The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the international trade association for the industry, delivered its verdict on Britain in its latest snapshot of a sector taking in more than 80 countries. GWEC says 26 nations have more than one gigawatt (GW) of wind-energy generating capacity …
First Indian offshore wind tender ‘likely by 2019’
Recharge news The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) thinks India is likely to carry out its first offshore wind tenders before the term of the current government runs out in 2019, but remains cautious about the country’s offshore potential. “The size of that auction, we’re still not sure what that will be like,” GWEC’s …
Tapping our renewable energy
The Pioneer The approval of the national offshore wind energy policy is welcome, but the NDA Government must take note of the potential challenges of such projects, so that India can set its own benchmark in offshore wind energy generation  India has the world’s fifth highest onshore installed wind power capacity that contributes about 65 per cent of the renewable energy capacity. …
Wind starts to blow offshore
India Climate Dialogue Until now, it was the onshore wind sector in India which was making waves. However, with a pilot project in Gujarat underway and the FOWIND project, things may finally be looking up for wind offshore In the last few months, the government’s decision to continue with policies such as Accelerated Depreciation (AD) and Generation-Based Incentive (GBI) – along with …
Tender invitations for Lidar to explore Indian offshore resource
India’s Centre for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CStep) has invited tenders for first Lidar units to explore the offshore wind resource off the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Being run as part of the Fowind (Facilitating Offshore Wind in India) project, spearheaded by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the selected technologies will deployed across “various offshore …