July 8, 2010
Suzlon receives 25.5 MW order from Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited.
- Second order to Suzlon from Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)
- HPCLs total wind power portfolio will increase to over 50 MW
Pune: Suzlon Energy Limited (SEL), the worlds third leading* and Indias largest
wind turbine manufacturer, has won second order from Hindustan Petroleum
Corporation Limited (HPCL) for a 25.5 megawatt (MW) capacity wind power project
at the Akal site in the Jaisalmer district of the state of Rajasthan, India. The project
comprises of 17 units of Suzlons S82 - 1.5 MW wind turbines and is scheduled for
commissioning by Q3 FY 2010-11.
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) is a Fortune 500 company and the
second largest operator of integrated oil refining and marketing company in India.
They have forayed into non-conventional energy and plan to implement a 100 MW
capacity wind farm in phases. The project, HPCLs second with Suzlon, increases
their current wind power capacity to exceed 50 MW. HPCL also plans to register this
new project under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
Speaking on the project Ashok DSa, President India, South Asia and Middle East -
Suzlon Energy Limited, said: We take great pride in our continued partnership with
HPCL in their endeavor to harness renewable energy. This order underlines our
customers trust in Suzlons unique value proposition offering expertise across the
value chain from concept to commissioning of wind power projects.