Key Policy and Regulatory facilitators for the Wind Energy Sector in India & Indian Wind Industry Forecast : FY 2015-16 !

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The below post is originally written by Mr. Nitin Raikar – Head Marketing Communication Business Development ( India Business) at Suzlon Energy Limited.

Dear Readers,

  • PFA a very useful ‘one of its kind compilation’ which has been prepared after some exhaustive painstaking research.
  • This compilation summarizes all the key policy and regulatory facilitators for the Wind Energy Sector in India.
  • I have identified such 24 key policy and regulatory facilitators which support and will continue to facilitate the growth of the Indian Wind Industry (some of them may be relevant for other RE technologies also).
  • The summary of these policy and regulatory instruments have been broadly summarized on the following heads :
    • Incentive Nomenclature/Key Policy Enablers
    • Central/State classification
    • Ministry classification
    • Nodal/Implementing Agency
    • Brief Description
  • This researched compilation will be of immense value in your business engagement with external stake holders and also from the knowledge point of view.

Click Here – Summary _Central & State Incentives_Wind Sector for External Stakeholders

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Indian Wind Industry Forecast : FY 2015-16

  • It is forecasted that around 3.4 GW project execution is expected this fiscal ( 2.4 GW in H2)
  • Assuming a project slippage of around 10-15% the industry in all probability would witness capacity addition in the range of 2.8 to nearly 3 GW
  • The project commissioning for this fiscal is expected to be aggressive on account of tariff / policy uncertainties in some of the key states for the next FY
  • OEM/Developers are targeting key project execution in ~40 sites; mainly in the states of MP, AP , Rajasthan, Karnataka
  • MP & AP would be the leading states in capacity addition for H2 FY 2015-16 with additions pegged at 935 & 430 respectively
  • Madhya Pradesh may witness a historic milestone of surpassing 1 GW
  • Amongst IPPs, CLP is expected to close in on the 1 GW cumulative installation mark in this fiscal
  • IPPs who would add capacity in this fiscal are CLP, Mytrah, Renew, Tata Power, Green Infra, Ostro Energy, Continuum, Orange Power, Energon, Greenko, Hero Future, Atria, Welspun , Hetero, Ecoren, Powerica etc
  • The bulk of the capacity additions (80%) would come from established IPP players
  • On the technology front, the average turbine rated capacity, average hub heights, and Rotor Dia will be upscaled
Blog Courtesy : The above blog post was originally posted & 
written by Mr. Nitin Raikar - Head Marketing Communication 
Business Development ( India Business) at Suzlon Energy Limited
For original posts Click Here & Click Here. 
We have reproduced the same.

Some Related Blog Posts You may like :

Wind Energy Sector in India : Overview, State wise Wind Feed-In-Tariffs (FIT) in India along with Benefits & Incentives for Windmill Power Projects in India – Click Here

Meanwhile till we meet next time with more updates…Enjoy this winter !

Cheers !


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Urvish Dave is working as a Project Consultant in the Renewable Energy Arena with an expertise and keen focus on Solar Energy Sector viz. Rural Electrification, Off-Grid Solar Projects, Grid connected, Captive power plants, Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) Mechanism etc. for various Renewable Projects in India along with market intelligence pertaining to renewable energy sector. He holds the distinction of executing numerous Solar projects during the career path including EPC projects for Rural Electrification, Solar Grid Connected Projects, Off-Grid Projects etc. For Consultation and Turnkey Solutions in Renewable Energy Projects and energy efficient product's, visit or write him at
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