Indian state awards 500MW of solar projects

The Indian state of Karnataka has awarded solar power projects with a total capacity of 500MW. More than 40 developers put their bids in to the Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL). US solar manufacturer SunEdison won the contract to construct five solar projects totalling 150MW – the largest share awarded to a single company. […]

Gamesa secures two wind deals in India

Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa has won orders to supply its wind turbines for two projects in India. The first agreement is with wind power developers Greenco, which includes the supply and installation of 100MW of energy. Gamesa will install 50 turbines at two wind farms located in the states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, […]

Indian supplier to invest $1 billion in wind power

An Indian power supplier is set to invest $1 billion (£600 million) in two wind and solar projects within the next five years. The projects, expected to supply electricity to nine million households in India, will be built in the southern state of Karnataka. The renewable energy company, Welspun Energy, has a goal to develop […]