November 25, 2009
Suzlon Energy Australia receives 42 MW repeat order from Infigen Energy
Agreement for 20 x S88 2.1 MW turbines
Pune: Suzlon Energy Limited - the world's third largest wind turbine maker with
12.3% of global market share* announced today the entering of an agreement
between Infigen Energy, a leading specialist renewable energy business, and the
companys Australian operations arm Suzlon Energy Australia Pty Ltd.
The agreement calls for the delivery of 20 units of Suzlons S88 - 2.1 MW wind turbine
generators (WTGs) that will be installed at one of the wind farms in Infigens pipeline
of future projects in New South Wales.
This 42 MW order is the second order from Infigen, taking Infigen's portfolio of Suzlon
turbines to 183 MW. Suzlon is delivering Infigens 141 MW Capital Wind Farm under an
Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) turnkey contract. The Capital Wind
Farm commenced generating clean power to the grid in September 2009 and all 67
Suzlon S88 2.1 MW turbines are now operating.
Dan Hansen, CEO of Suzlon Energy Australia, said: We are very pleased to enter
into a repeat order with Infigen Energy and build on the excellent relationship between
our organisations. This order signifies Infigens confidence in Suzlons product and our
teams commitment to delivering high quality services to our valued customers.
Infigen Energy is a leading specialist renewable energy business with interests in 41
wind farms (2,246 MW installed capacity) across Australia, the US, Germany and
France. Infigen maintains a leading position in the Australian wind energy industry and
is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) with a market capitalisation of
approximately AU$1.1 billion.
Commenting on the order, Mr. Sumant Sinha, COO of Suzlon Energy Limited,
said: This is Infigens second wind farm to be supplied with Suzlons S88 2.1 MW
turbine. We are happy to work with Infigen in providing sustainable power solutions to
the Australian public, and look forward to a long and successful association in the
years to come.