The Maharashtra Government has ordered a high-level inquiry into wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy

India added nearly 3 gw of grid-connected renewable energy in 2008, 2 gw of which came from the wind sector. The government is under intense pressure to increase electricity production and has put strong incentives in place to spur investment into renewable energy from both domestic and foreign investors.

Pakistan has become a signatory of International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) along with other 87 countries of the world. The Ambassador of Pakistan to Germany Shahid Kamal signed the statute of the International Renewable Energy Agency on behalf of the Government of Pakistan at a special signing ceremony held at German Foreign Office.

The world's biggest wind farm, China's Rudong, is unlikely to blow any business the way of foreign turbine manufacturers such as Vestas, Gamesa and Suzlon, according to local officials.

Terry Macalister

Clean technologies attract $140bn compared with $110bn for gas, coal and electrical power; the biggest growth for renewable investment comes from China and India.

Green energy overtook fossil fuels in attracting investment for power generation for the first time last year, according to figures released on Wednesday by the United Nations.

PB Jayakumar & Makarand Gadgil / Mumbai June 05, 2009, 0:45 IST

The world's fifth largest wind turbine maker, Suzlon Energy, which has been grappling with quality issues with its rotor blades in the US and struggling to repay debt, finds itself in rough weather yet again

BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd)realized the importance of renewable energy sources as early as in the 1980s development, manufacture, and supply of a range of renewable energy products and systems. BHEL developed a range of renewable energy products and systems.

Recent share placements by renewable energy companies suggest the industry has passed through a financial bottleneck, but investor appetite for further stock sales could vanish as quickly as it surfaced.

The Philippines hopes to attract $9-10 billion in investments in renewable energy projects over the next 10 years as a law giving investors fiscal incentives takes effect next month, a top official said on Monday.

"Our objective is to double the power being generated from renewable energy sources, from 4,500 MW to 9,000 MW in 10 years," Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes told a news briefing.

M.Soundariya Preetha
COIMBATORE: Steep rise in availability of wind energy has enabled the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) to relax its demand-side regulations.

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