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Setting Sail: A new course for offshore wind development in India

With roughly 42 GW of installed wi­nd power capacity as of Novem­ber 2022, India is one of the leading nations in terms of wind power dep­loy­me­nts. Much older and more mature than the solar power segment, wind pow­er dominated India’s renewable energy mix for years. However, of late, the segment has wit­nessed a significant slowdo­wn in capa­city addition and lags far behind solar po­wer, which has an installed capacity of over 61 GW.

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NIWE and ORE Catapult partner for offshore wind development in India

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) of India and ORE Catapult of the UK have signed a joint declaration of intent under which the two wind energy organisations of their respective countries will establish a five-year collaboration programme for the development of wind energy, particularly offshore wind. India currently has no offshore wind facilities, and plans to start development in this space by 2024-25 are also well behind schedule.

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India’s SJVN and NIWE sign MoU for renewable energy projects

SJVN Limited has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Institute of Wind energy (NIWE) for the development of solar and wind energy projects. As per the memorandum, the institute will provide ‘technical consultancy services’ for development of sola, wind, wind-solar hybrid as well as wind and solar projects with a battery storage component for SJVN.

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