Kick-starting Offshore Wind in India

July 2020: India OW market is attractive yet challenging. The risks cannot be ignored or wished away, but the industry can be kick-started with a targeted approach. To deal with the uncertainty, the government needs to provide a clear market roadmap and players need to commit to a price trajectory.

Yes, solar’s on a roll in India – but here’s why it’s too soon to write-off onshore wind

July 2020: Should Indian Onshore Wind be dismissed after solar becoming the cheapest source of renewable power in India or is there more to the wind story in India? This article talks about the possible short-term and long term roles for onshore wind in India.

Tech-neutral and hybrid tender models are helping renewables’ economic logic in India

June 2020: Shift towards more sophisticated tendering with a focus on power outcomes rather than technology is opening new doors for wind and solar.

Catching up Indian Wind industry- Know all that’s happening

June 2020: We held our webinar with Windinsider on "Top 5 Windpower Trends: Shaping the wind market in 2020-2021". You can read the views of following key stakeholders across the wind value chain here - KK Wind Solutions, Envision Group, ABJ Drones, Vestas, IFC, SPRNG Energy and GWEC

MEC+ and QVARTZ: Breaking the Catch-22 in Indian Offshore Wind

May 2020: The report explores the case for sustainable growth in the pipeline for OW projects in India. It also discusses the most poignant challenges and complexities that the nascent Indian offshore wind sector faces.

OW is expensive for India-But as compared to what?

June 2020: Read our article to understand why the statement - offshore wind is expensive in india, is both incomplete and incorrect.

India – Why bother about offshore wind at all?

June 2020: Current supply plans of the government are expected to fall short to meet the demand projections in 2030, creating the need for alternatives like Offshore Wind (OW). Read our article to understand why OW India must bother about OW today.

India’s biggest power and oil groups target offshore wind in renewable energy pact

May 2020: Power giant NTPC and oil local ONGC alliance will develop offshore wind farms in India and abroad.

MEC+ and GWEC report: India Wind outlook towards 2022

May 2020: The report takes a 360-degree of the market to understand the drivers and inhibitors for the installation and discuss the growth scenarios for the wind power industry in India.

MEC+ Roundtable Abbreviated: India Wind Outlook towards 2022

May 2020: We held our webcast in the roundtable format to discuss the key findings of the report: "India wind market outlook towards 2022: Looking beyond headwinds". We also answered the questions related to the key topics in the industry. Read the article to know these answers.

Grid evacuation for wind in India: A case of planned, yet delayed infrastructure

May 2020: Grid in India is planned to support installation but is expected to be delayed in availability. The existing wind pipeline will continue to face the grid bottleneck until 2021. Read our article to understand the reasons behind the grid availability delays.

India set to miss flagship 2022 wind target by 10 GW

May 2020: India is set to fall 10GW short of its 2022 target for wind power installations as coronavirus pressures add to a list of existing barriers to deployment.