September 6, 2022

Sembcorp awards a new order of 180.6 MW to Suzlon

  • To supply 86 wind turbines with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW each
  • Project to be completed in 2024 in Kanakagiribad, Bagalkot, Karnataka, with a total installed capacity of 180.6 MW
  • Contributing to India's national renewable energy targets
  • This order is part of the bid won under the SECI tranche XI auctions by Sembcorp, which has operations spread across seven states in India
  • A project of this size can provide electricity to ~1.01 lakhs households and curb ~4.07 lakhs tonnes of CO2 emissions per year

Pune, India: Suzlon Group, India's largest renewable energy solutions provider, today announced a new order win for the development of a 180.6 MW wind power project for Sembcorp's renewables subsidiary Green Infra Wind Energy Limited. Suzlon will install 86 wind turbine generators (WTGs) with a Hybrid Lattice Tubular (HLT) tower and a rated capacity of 2.1 MW each. The project is located in Kanakagiribad, Bagalkot, Karnataka, and is expected to be commissioned in 2024.

Suzlon will supply the wind turbines (equipment supply) and execute the project including, erection and commissioning. Suzlon will also provide comprehensive operation, and maintenance services post commissioning.

Speaking on the order win, Ashwani Kumar, CEO, Suzlon Group, said, "This is a third repeat order from Sembcorp. We are delighted to partner with them again and appreciate the confidence that the customer has demonstrated in our products and service offerings."

"With the global consensus that Renewable Energy is the most viable weapon to combat 'Climate Emergency', there is a concerted worldwide effort to ramp up wind and solar installations. We are seeing the momentum picking up in India as well, with increased interest from all our stakeholders and customer segments to invest in renewable energy. Suzlon's expertise in the Indian Wind Energy Market over the last 27 years with products that are best suited to India's varied wind regimes offers convenience and reliability to customers for setting up wind power projects all across India, backed by our impeccable service offerings."

"Every Suzlon turbine ranging over 80%-90% on domestic content and manufactured in the country through a thriving domestic value chain is a testament to our contribution to the vision of Aatmanirbhar Bharat".

Suzlon turbines feature the time tested Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) technology that efficiently integrates wind turbines into the utility network to meet the grid requirements. Suzlon's R&D efforts are continuously geared towards increasing turbine performance, harnessing more energy from low wind sites, and lowering the cost of energy.

About The Suzlon Group

The Suzlon Group is one of the leading renewable energy solutions provider in the world with presence in 17 countries. Headquartered at Suzlon One Earth in Pune, India; the Group is comprised of Suzlon Energy Limited (NSE: SUZLON & BSE: 532667) and its subsidiaries. A vertically integrated organization, with over twenty-seven years of operational track record, the Group has a cumulative global installation of over 19.4 GW* of wind energy capacity, over 5,550 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. The Group is the custodian of over 13.4 GW of wind energy assets under service in India, making it the 3rd largest Operations and Maintenance Company (over 9200 turbines) in the Indian power sector. The Group also has ~2.5 GW of wind energy assets under service outside India, including WTGs under Technical Service Agreements for Spares and Repairs.
*Data till 30th June 2022

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