Daily Archives: June 22, 2012

Is the answer to India’s energy future blowing in the Wind? – by Ritesh Pothan

Ritesh Pothan offer us an in-depth analysis of the wind industry present and future in India. “Wind is still considered an area of growth by the MNRE however the situation on the ground is a different story,” says Ritesh. “There … Continue reading

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TANGEDCO to verify captive wind power units’ compliance with norms – Has Wind caused the downfall of the TN DISCOM

Tangedco calculates that on the 6,000-odd million units of electricity generated by captive wind producers, it sustains a loss of close to Rs 500 crore. The Tamilnadu Generation and Distribution Company (Tangedco) has asked its Chief Engineers to verify whether … Continue reading

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TANGEDCO wants banking of wind power abolished

Natgrp comment: This is beginning to sound like the death knell for Wind in India. The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (TANGEDCO), which is the state electricity generation and distribution utility, on Friday made a plea before the Tamil … Continue reading

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We’re not responsible for your losses, TN wind industry tells Tangedco

Wind power producers in Tamil Nadu have strongly denied that the state-owned power utility, Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company, is losing around Rs 1,200 crore because of the wind power sector in the State. In its response to Tangedco’s … Continue reading

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