Category Archives: FOWIND in press

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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Study points to huge offshore wind bonanza

NYOOOZ

However, the report said that should larger volumes of offshore wind be planned, further strategic grid development studies would be necessary to identify possible transmission bottlenecks to wider integration of offshore wind. More power: The study focussed on Gujarat and Tamil Nadu for identification of potential offshore wind energy zones. These study results indicate that the onshore grid infrastructure shall …

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Tailwinds power Indian offshore energy

India Climate Dialogue

India’s wind energy sector is in the midst of preparing a roadmap to unlock the potential of offshore farms and to devise ways to integrate them with the onshore power grids.

The rapid technological advancement in offshore wind energy and the decline in cost of installing and running offshore wind farms could power the next wave of adding renewable …

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Indian offshore wind ambition advances with grid study

Recharge News

An international group paving the way for an Indian offshore wind sector has set out the steps needed to integrate future output into the grids of the two states expected to lead the way.

The FOWIND Consortium looked at the existing grid structures in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, and how prepared they are for a potential first wave of offshore …

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FOWIND launches new report on grid integration for offshore wind in India

WindTech International

The FOWIND Consortium launched the  report: “Grid Integration Study for Offshore Wind Farm Development in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu”. This DNV-GL led study is a step forward in preparing a roadmap for the offshore wind sector in India by the GWEC led FOWIND consortium. The four-year project aims to put together a roadmap for developing a sustainable and commercially viable …

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