The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) in association with Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA), New Delhi has instituted “IREDA-NIWE Annual Awards for Wind Energy” to promote innovation, research & development, manufacturing, developing & harnessing Wind Energy at the State and National levels and to motivate individuals / companies to strive to perform better in the field. The Award is being issued since 2018.
NIWE is happy to announce the "call for nomination” for the third consecutive year of “IREDA-NIWE Annual Awards for Wind Energy 2020".
The awards are considered broadly in the following categories to recognize, celebrate and reward achievement and excellences in:
IREDA-NIWE Award for Best Performing State Nodal Agencies for the Year 2018-19.
IREDA-NIWE Award for Best Institution of Higher Learning in Wind Energy for the Year 2018-19.
>IREDA-NIWE Award for Best Research Work in Wind Energy for the Year 2018-19
"As per the directives of Government to avoid the large gathering in connection with the Outbreak of COVID - 19, the Award Ceremony of 'IREDA-NIWE Annual Awards for Wind Energy 2020' scheduled on 21st March 2020 is postponed to the later date. The new date will be announced soon".
The awards shall be presented in a function generally chaired by the Hon'ble Minister, MNRE or senior Official from the Ministry and attended by prominent people from Media to be held at NIWE, Chennai or New Delhi or any other place conveniently selected. Each award would comprise of Rs.1,00,000/- (Rupees One Lakh only) along with Citation.
The award will be administered by NIWE through suitable Committees constituted for the purpose. The Director General, NIWE will constitute the committees in consultation with IREDA and MNRE.
The nomination is free and there is no Registration Fee. Nomination shall be made in the prescribed format along with all supportive documents and the same must reach NIWE on or before 15th February 2020. The soft copy of the nomination is also to be sent to the email id: email@example.com
A separate Screening Committee is formed every year consisting of relevant officials / scientists to check the required documentary proof and relevance of applications. The screening will be done during February 2020.
The criteria will be decided by the Jury Committee based on the following
The Nodal agency which has shown huge development in implementing renewable energy projects across the state and produced higher capacity of energy for that particular year.
The institution those who are conducting programmes such as Certificate or Diploma or bachelor or master level degree in wind energy and introduced innovative technology / new initiatives / mechanism in the learning process during the eligible year. The institution which has conducted conferences / seminars / workshops / trainings with higher number of participants towards Wind energy development and created forum for the students to learn wind energy. The institution who has created required / relevant infrastructure i.e., Laboratory with required equipment’s and software and also the training or skilled manpower to support the programmes.
The Individual / Institution which has conducted good research in wind and its applied areas and published papers in the peer reviewed national and international journals. The Individual / Institution which has taken up useful and fruitful research initiatives and produced effective outcome during the eligible year.
The scrutinization of every nomination and result of the award will be treated as confidential and it will be strictly adhere to.