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Approved: India-Denmark pact on renewable energy

Indo-Danish CoE planned


Indo-Danish CoE planned


Danish Wind Industry Association
Danish Wind Industry Association.


The Cabinet has approved a Cooperation Agreement between India and Denmark in the field of Renewable Energy with a focus on Offshore Wind Energy.

The agreement covers a Letter of Intent to establish an Indo-Danish Centre of Excellence for renewable energy in India.

Signed in March 2019, it is between India’s New and Renewable Energy Ministry and Denmark’s Energy, Utilities and Climate.

The cooperation would include technical capacity building for management of off­shore wind projects, measures to develop and sustain a highly efficient wind industry, onshore as well as offshore; measures to ‘ensure high quality of wind turbines, components, and certification requirements; forecasting and scheduling of off-shore wind.

The Indo-Danish Centre of Excellence in Integrated Renewable Power would work on Renewable energy resource assessments with focus on onshore and offshore wind; Hybridisation of wind, solar, hydro and storage technologies; integration of renewable energy inch high level of wind energy, Testing and R&D; and skill development/capacity building.

The signing of the documents will help in strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries, said the Cabinet in a release on 15 April 2019.

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