April 12, 2023

Sembcorp awards a new order of 50.4 MW to Suzlon

  • To supply 24 wind turbines with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW each
  • Project to be installed in Karnataka with a total installed capacity of 50.40 MW
  • This order is part of the bid won from Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL) by Sembcorp.
  • Sembcorp has generation assets across 13 states and presence across 18 states in India, with a portfolio of more than 3GW of wind and solar energy.
  • This mandate will help achieve Indian Railways objective of becoming a net-zero carbon emitter by the end of this decade
  • Project to meet the energy needs of railways for traction in the state of Maharashtra
  • A project of this size can provide electricity to ~33 thousand households and curb ~1.29 lakh 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 50.4 MW wind power project for Sembcorp's renewables subsidiary Green Infra Wind Energy Limited. Suzlon will install 24 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 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. Sembcorp was awarded the 50.4 MW capacity following the tariff-based bidding process.

Speaking on the order win, JP Chalasani, CEO, Suzlon Group, said, "As the country's leading renewable energy solutions provider, Suzlon is proud that valued customers like Sembcorp, continue to choose our leading technology and capabilities across the value chain of wind energy. We are proud that our partnership with Sembcorp will assist Indian Railways to become a net-zero carbon emitter by the end of this decade thereby contributing to a sustainable India."

"Suzlon, with its 28 years of experience in the wind energy market, is well positioned to contribute to India's fight against "climate emergency" with a renewed focus on renewable energy. Our products which are best suited for varied wind regimes and immaculate service offerings makes Suzlon the obvious choice for our stakeholders and customers."

"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 providers 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 19.7 GW of wind energy capacity, over 5,800 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 ~13.8 GW of wind energy assets under service in India making it the largest Operations and Maintenance Company in the Indian renewable energy sector. The Group also has 5.9 GW of installed capacity outside India.

*Data till 31st December 2022

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