March 4, 2010

Suzlon receives 52.5MW order from Gujarat State Petronet Ltd.

  • Repeat order from Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (GSPCL) Group
  • Increases group’s total wind portfolio to 105MW
  • Capacity will be supplied in 35 units of S82 – 1.5 MW

Pune: Suzlon Energy Limited (SEL), the world’s third leading* and India’s largest wind turbine
manufacturer, has won a major order from Gujarat State Petronet Ltd. (GSPL) to set up, operate and
maintain its 52.5 MW wind energy project in the Rajkot and Porbandar districts of Gujarat. The project
will be supplied in 35 units of Suzlon’s model S82 – 1.5 MW wind turbine generators, and is scheduled to
be completed and commissioned by July, 2010. The power generated from this project will be purchased
by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited under a long term PPA with GSPL.

Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Limited (GSPCL), the parent company of GSPL, has an existing wind
power project of 52.5 MW in the Kutch district of Gujarat supplied, set?up and operated by Suzlon since
July, 2009. This new project will take the group’s overall wind power installed capacity to 105 MW, all in
the state of Gujarat. The process to register existing wind power project with the UNFCC under the
Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) program is already initiated, and will also be followed for the
new project.

Speaking on the project Mr. Ashok D’sa, President – South Asia and Middle East, Suzlon, said: “GSPL is a
leading player in developing energy transportation infrastructure in Gujarat and this repeat order, after
the successful execution of the first project for the parent company GSPCL, is an endorsement of our
customer’s trust in Suzlon’s technology, services and capabilities. We acknowledge with gratitude the
confidence reposed by GSPL in Suzlon and look forward to strengthening our relationship with the

Suzlon has been the top ranked player in Gujarat’s wind power sector for many years. Suzlon’s Kutch
wind park in Gujarat is amongst the largest in Asia with current installed base of over 800 MW and
growing. Suzlon’s registered office is located in Ahmedabad and the company has substantial footprint
across the state with a network of wind farms, offices as well as manufacturing and research and
development facilities. Apart from powering the state with more than 900 MW of installed wind power
capacity, Suzlon has also contributed by way of sizable direct and indirect employment generation, and
with a number of CSR initiatives to help create sustainable livelihoods for local communities in the
vicinity of company’s operational areas.

Suzlon in India
Suzlon is the leader on the Indian wind energy stage, maintaining market leadership for over a decade
with over 50% market share. Suzlon offers the concept?to?commissioning business model to wind
energy investors in India – providing a comprehensive suite of services from turbine supply, to EPC,
lifetime operations and maintenance, liaison and other services covering the entire value chain. The
success of the model is seen in Suzlon’s rapid growth in India – with over 40 sites across eight states, and
an installed base of nearly 4,800 MW and a customer portfolio that captures the leaders of Indian

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