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FOWIND Industry Conclave
8 March 2018, New Delhi, India Feasibility Reports for Offshore Wind Farm Development in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu Launched Jointly by Mr. BP Yadav, Joint Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (India), Ms. Tania Friederichs, Counsellor, Head of Research & Innovation Sector at Delegation of the European Union to India and Mr. Steve Sawyer (on behalf of the FOWIND Consortium) About the event The industry …
FOWIND Publishes Offshore Wind Feasibility Studies for Gujarat and Tamil Nadu
Facilitating India’s transition towards low carbon economy by developing offshore wind power 8 March 2018, New Delhi – The FOWIND consortium launched its latest reports today, the “Feasibility Study for Offshore Wind Farm Development in Gujarat And Tamil Nadu “.  The two reports are the final step towards laying out the roadmap for the offshore wind sector in India by the GWEC led …
FOWIND Publishes Offshore Wind Outlook for Gujarat and Tamil Nadu
Offshore Wind Development in India Facilitating India’s transition towards low carbon economy by development of offshore wind power 19 December 2017, New Delhi – The FOWIND consortium launched its new report today: “From Zero To Five GW: Offshore Wind Outlook for Gujarat and Tamil Nadu (2018-2032)“. This study is a significant step forward in preparing a roadmap for the offshore wind sector in …

 

 

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FOWIND presents offshore wind roadmap for India
4C Offshore The FOWIND consortium has launched a new report: “From Zero To Five GW: Offshore Wind Outlook for Gujarat and Tamil Nadu (2018-2032)“ which outlines a roadmap for the offshore wind sector in India. The report follows an announcement from Indian Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh that the Indian Government plans to auction 5GW offshore wind …
FOWIND Maps India’s Path from Zero to Five GW
offshoeWIND.biz Following the announcement on India’s plans for inviting first offshore wind tenders next year with an aim to reach 5GW, the FOWIND Consortium today (19 December) published a report according to which the timeline of initiatives should be set to first add 500MW by 2022, raising this to 2-2.5GW by 2027, and finally reaching 5GW between 2028 and 2032. The report – From Zero To Five …
FOWIND plots path to 5GW for India’s offshore wind pioneers
Recharge News India is likely to establish a sustainable offshore wind sector “sooner rather than later”, said the international consortium helping to kick-start the sector there as it set out a pathway that could lead to 5GW by 2032 in the key states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. The FOWIND consortium listed five priority issues to address in its first over-arching assessment …
India delivers offshore roadmap
reNews The Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC’s) Fowind consortium has published a study on offshore wind development for the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. In its report ‘From Zero To Five GW: Offshore Wind Outlook for Gujarat And Tamil Nadu (2018-2032)’, Fowind examines the amount of new offshore wind capacity that can be reliably incorporated into the two state grids. The plan, …
FOWIND draws pathways towards 5 GW of offshore wind in 2 Indian states
Renewables Now FOWIND, the consortium led by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), today published a study providing an informed outlook for offshore wind development in the Indian states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. The report, called “From Zero To Five GW: Offshore Wind Outlook for Gujarat and Tamil Nadu (2018-2032)“, gives a clear picture of the amount of new offshore wind capacity …
Fowind shows a path to offshore wind in India
Windpower Monthly India: The Global Wind Energy Council-led Fowind consortium has published its study into offshore wind development for two of the country’s states. From Zero to Five GW: Offshore Wind Outlook for Gujurat and Tamil Nadu (2018-2032) investigates how much offshore wind could reasonably be built, operated and incorporated into the states’ grids over the next 15 years. “The 5GW should not viewed …
First offshore wind LiDAR commissioned in India
Renewables Now The Facilitating Offshore Wind in India (FOWIND) consortium has commissioned India’s first offshore LiDAR, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), which leads the consortium, said last week. The LiDAR is located off the coast of India’s western state of Gujarat, in the Gulf of Khambhat. It will provide data to help India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy examine the …
India’s first LiDAR deployed
4C Offshore The FOWIND Consortium, led by Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), has commissioned India’s first offshore Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) device, off the coast of Gujarat, in the Gulf of Khambhat. The data from this offshore LiDAR will support India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s efforts towards exploring the potential of offshore wind along India’s long coastline. The LiDAR …
L’éolien offshore veut confirmer son potentiel en Inde
Connaissance des Energies En Inde, des mesures de vents vont être effectuées dans les mois qui viennent dans le Golfe de Khambhat (ouest du pays). Elles permettront de préciser le potentiel de l’éolien offshore dans ce pays, déjà engagé dans un grand programme de développement des énergies renouvelables. Des mesures pour lancer la filière éolienne offshore Le consortium FOWIND (Facilitating Offshore Wind …
FOWIND Commissions India’s First LiDAR for Offshore Wind Resource Assessments in Gujarat
Sun&Wind Energy The data from this offshore LiDAR will support India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s efforts towards exploring the full potential of offshore wind along India’s long coastline. India’s National Institute of Wind Energy developed the offshore platform on which the FOWIND LiDAR has been commissioned. This activity is another significant contribution by the GWEC led FOWIND consortium towards …
FOWIND commissions India’s first LiDAR for offshore wind assessment
Energy Digital The FOWIND Consortium will be commissioning India’s first offshore LiDAR off the coast of Gujarat, in the Gulf of Khambhat. LiDAR, or Light Detection and Ranging, uses light from a pulsed laser to measure ranges. It has been commissioned for the National Institute of Wind Energy’s offshore platform.
FOWIND Commissions India’s First LiDAR for Offshore Wind Resource Assessments in Gujarat
WindTech International The FOWIND Consortium has announced the commissioning of India’s first offshore LiDAR, off the coast of Gujarat, in the Gulf of Khambhat. The data from this offshore LiDAR will support India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s efforts towards exploring the full potential of offshore wind along India’s coastline. India’s National Institute of Wind Energy developed the offshore platform on which …
First LiDAR Deployed Off India
offshoreWIND.biz The FOWIND Consortium has commissioned India’s first offshore LiDAR off the coast of Gujarat, in the Gulf of Khambhat, to measure the offshore wind resource. This marks India’s first systematic step towards measurement campaign, according to Balram Mehta, President of the Wind & Asset Management unit at ReNew Power. This offshore LiDAR is a Leosphere WINDCUBE v2 procured by FOWIND from MeteoPole. India’s …
FOWIND commissions India’s first offshore wind resource assessments
Offshore Wind Journal The Facilitating Offshore Wind in India (FOWIND) consortium has commissioned India’s first offshore wind resource assessment, off the coast of Gujarat, in the Gulf of Khambhat.  Data from LiDAR will support India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s efforts to explore the potential of offshore wind along the country’s lengthy coastline. India’s National Institute of Wind Energy developed the offshore …
Lidar lights up India
reNews The Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC’s) Fowind consortium has commissioned India’s first offshore lidar in the Gulf of Khambhat, off the coast of Gujarat. The data from the lidar will be used by the country’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to explore the potential for offshore wind off India’s coast. The country’s National Institute of Wind Energy developed the offshore platform …