July 21, 2016
Suzlon bags 58.80 MW repeat turnkey order from leading Independent Power Producer (IPP)
- Installation of 28 units of S97 120m hybrid tower with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each
- Project to be commissioned in Dewas district in Madhya Pradesh by March 2017
- Operation and maintenance service offering for an initial period of 12 years
Pune, India: Suzlon Group, one of the leading global renewable energy solution providers, has won a repeat order from leading Independent Power Producer (IPP) for a 58.80 MW capacity wind power project in Madhya Pradesh, in India. The project comprises of 28 units of S97-120 m hybrid towers with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each and is scheduled for completion by March 2017. Suzlon will be responsible for the entire project lifecycle which includes wind turbine supply, construction and commissioning as well as operations, maintenance and services of the project for a period of 12 years. The project is capable of powering ~32,000 households and reducing ~ 0.12 million tonnes of CO2 emissions per annum.
The S97 120m hybrid tower is a combination of the lattice and tubular towers wind turbine generator (WTG) with increased stability and reduced cost. It enables higher generation from low wind sites and yields higher return-on-investment to customers.
Speaking on the occasion, J.P. Chalasani, Group CEO, Suzlon said, The order win is a testament of the faith and confidence reposed by customers in Suzlons technology, execution and life cycle asset management capabilities. The Indian renewable industry is witnessing significant momentum and surge in demand supported by positive policy actions and government support. We are custodians of over 9.5 GW wind assets in India and this industry experience is unparalleled. Over two decades of experience, pan-India presence, robust technology, innovative and reliable products and massive service capabilities gives us the confidence to further enhance our market share in India.