India never ceases to surprise with unknown risks for the industry. The wind turbine industry is facing a massive new risk of the theft of wind turbine components in the western state of Rajasthan. Sophisticated gangs riding on expensive Utility vehicles have become a huge menace to owners of wind farms in the isolated desert [...]

Indian Wind Industry The bad news has finally come in, that the Indian wind energy market halved in 2012, compared to the previous year. Only 1700 MW wind turbines were sold in this year compared to around ~3500 MW solar in 2011. The reason for the sharp decline was the removal of the accelerated depreciation [...]

                Wind energy, with an average growth rate of 30%, is the fastest growing source of renewable energy (RE) in the world. India has long played an important role in the world’s wind energy market and is the fifth largest wind power producer in the world (Source: Indian [...]

What is Wind Energy and its Importance Wind is simply air in motion. Winds are created by the sun’s uneven heating of the atmosphere in combination with the irregular surface of the earth and the earth’s rotation.Wind Power has become the biggest source of renewable energy in the world after Nuclear Energy (if you consider [...]

Spanish Wind Turbine Producer Gamesa is drowning in red ink like other major wind energy equipment companies Vestas, Suzlon and Sinovel. The prospects of wind industry are not good with major overcapacity and saturated Chinese and western markets offering little hope of revival. Spain is having difficulties with its fiscal deficit and finding it hard [...]

The Indian Wind Energy Industry is seeing rapid change with the rise of a number of independent power producers (IPPs) focused on Wind Power Development. These companies have been fueled by private equity and investment banking funding which has been attracted by India’s strong energy demand. While the traditional wind farm investors have retreated with [...]