Category Archives: FOWIND in press

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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.

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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High cost may take sheen off offshore wind power

The Hindu

While Tamil Nadu and Gujarat are seen as having tremendous potential for offshore wind energy, the falling onshore wind tariff has led to questions on the viability of offshore wind, whose tariff is high.

“Offshore wind projects have higher capacity and offer more stable generation profiles when compared to their onshore counterparts. However, currently, it is several times costlier than …

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