September 16, 2016
Suzlon secures 52.50 MW maiden order from Oil India Ltd.
- Installation of 12 units of S97 120m Hybrid Tower and 13 units of S111 90m tubular tower with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each
- Projects to be commissioned in Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat by June 2017
- Project is capable to power to over 28,000 households and offset 0.11 million tonnes of CO2 emissions annually
Pune, India: Suzlon Group, one of the leading renewable energy solutions providers in the world, today announced its maiden order win from Oil India Ltd (OIL) for 52.50 MW project capacity. The order comprises of Suzlons latest product offerings- the S111 90m tubular tower and S97 120m Hybrid Tower with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW each. The project is capable of providing power to over 28,000 households and offsetting 0.11 million tonnes of CO2 emissions per annum.
Suzlon will provide a comprehensive range of services and dedicated life cycle asset management services for an initial period of 10 years. The projects will be located at two sites, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. The projects are scheduled to be completed by June 2017.
Oil India Limited (OIL) is the second largest hydrocarbon exploration and production Indian public sector company in India under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. OIL forayed into the renewable energy space in the year 2015.
J.P Chalasani, Group CEO, Suzlon Group said, We welcome Oil India Ltd in our customer profile and would be delighted to forge a solid partnership with our maiden venture with them. We are witnessing increasing traction in investments in renewables by leading PSUs. This order win is a testament of Oil Indias confidence in Suzlons technology and execution capabilities. Suzlon is in alignment with the nations COP 21 commitment of generating 40% of its energy from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030. With our pan-India presence, end-to-end solutions and technologically advanced product, Suzlon is aptly positioned to capitalize on the growing market opportunities in India.
The innovative S9X series product portfolio is designed to optimally harness the available wind resources and deliver higher energy and return on investment (ROI) to customers. The S97 2.1 MW wind turbine generator (WTG) features the time tested Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) technology which is designed to maximise generation and unlock low wind sites.
The S97 120m is one of the tallest all-steel hybrid tower (120 meter height) in the world and combines both lattice and tubular structures. It has achieved a plant load factor (PLF) of 35% over the first 12 months of operation. The S111 90m features a rotor diameter of 111.8 meters with a swept area of more than 9500 square meters, making it one of the highest yielding wind turbines in its class. The S111 90m proto type was successfully commissioned in Tamil Nadu.
About Suzlon Group: The Suzlon Group is one of the leading renewable energy solutions providers in the world with an international presence across 19 countries in Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and North and South America. With over two decades of operational track record, the Group has a cumulative installation of approximately 15.5 GW of wind energy capacity, over 8,000 employees with diverse nationalities and world-class manufacturing facilities. Suzlon is the only Indian wind energy company with a large in-house Research and Development (R&D) set-up in Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and India. Approximately 9.50 GW of the Groups installation is in India, which makes up for ~36% of the countrys wind installations, making Suzlon the largest player in this sector. The company has recently forayed into the solar space. The Group, headquartered at Suzlon One Earth in Pune, India, is comprised of Suzlon Energy Limited and its subsidiaries. Suzlon corporate website: www.suzlon.com