Sweden To Float Wind For India
Swedish firm keen on bringing offshore wind energy to T.N.
Soundariya Preetha, August 5, 2016 (The Hindu)
“Swedish company Flowocean AB has expressed interest in setting up floating offshore wind turbines in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu…It is also open to exploring possibilities of making components for turbines in the two States under the Make in India initiative…The company is talking to industries in Gujarat and is interested in doing the same in Tamil Nadu. It is also working on concrete proposals for investments…[W]ith India having a coastline of 7,600 km, the potential for offshore wind turbines is high…Solar power systems and onshore wind power require vast areas, which is not the case for offshore wind power. However, offshore wind energy systems are expensive…Flowocean has introduced [an eco-friendly] floating wind power solution that costs just half of the current offshore wind power systems…” click here for more