July 10, 2009
Suzlon signs 224 MW European framework order with EUFER
Order to supply seven windfarms in Andalusia, Spain
Supplies over FY2010 and FY2011
Pune: Suzlon Energy Limited (SEL), the worlds fifth leading* and Indias largest wind
turbine manufacturer, secured a new framework agreement with EUFER (joint-venture
between ENEL Green Energy and Spanish Utility UNION FENOSA for renewable energy
business in Spain and Portugal) for supply and installation of Suzlon 2.1 MW wind
turbines for wind farms totalising 224.5 MW. These machines are proposed to be
installed up to FY 2010-11.
Suzlon also announced its commitment to assisting in the industrialization plans for
Andalusia, Spain, with a blade manufacturing facility. EUFER has extended full support
to Suzlon in these plans.
Speaking on the agreement, Mr. Erik Winther Pedersen, CEO Suzlon Wind Energy
A/S Suzlons Europe and Latin America-arm, said: EUFER is a European leader in
renewable energy projects, and we are proud to form this strategic partnership with
them. We look forward to a long-term relationship between our two companies. This
project underlines our commitment to the Spanish wind energy market, not just as a
supplier, but also in creating infrastructure and employment.
This agreement is indicative of EUFERs faith in Suzlons product and we are proud to
be associated with a prestigious and discerning customer such as EUFER, said Mr.
Sumant Sinha, COO of SEL.
Suzlon considers EUFER as a strategic partner in Andalusia towards the development
of Suzlons ambitious industrial plan and market strategy. The framework agreement
considers the possibility of increasing the number of wind farms, bringing EUFER and
Suzlon together for a long-term relationship