September 11, 2008
Suzlon secures orders in Romania, Portugal
Pune: Suzlon Energy A/S (SWEAS), the Europe and Latin America arm of Suzlon
Energy Limited, secured a major contract with Martifer for the delivery of 29 S88 2.1
MW turbines, totaling a capacity of 60.9 MW, to projects in Romania. This order
represents Suzlons first wind turbine order in Romania and is a major addition to the
companys expanding global footprint. In addition, Suzlon and Martifer also signed a
contract for the supply of nine S88 turbines between the Baião and Vila Franca de Xira
wind farms in Portugal for a total 18.9 MW of capacity.
The orders are also the first supply of Suzlon wind turbines to Martifer of Portugal, a
major company within the energy and construction industry. The order for Romania is
already part of the consolidated order book position of the Company as declared on
30th July 2008.
Mr. Toine van Megen CEO, Suzlon Energy Limited said: The order represents
not only the rapid globalization of our business, but also the value proposition Sulzon
presents to clients. We are very pleased to partner with Martifer; this represents an
important milestone in our European expansion.
Mr. António Pontes, CEO - Martifer Energy Systems, said: "We are very happy to
have formalized the acquisition of the first Suzlon turbines for Martifer. We are
confident this is the first of many orders and that in the future we will be able to
extend the special relationship we have with Suzlon to other markets."
Mr. Erik Winther Pedersen CEO, SWEAS said: These orders are the result of a
committed cooperation between client and manufacturer enabling for a unique scope
of delivery that are true to the spirit of delivering sustainable solutions.