January 18, 2016
Suzlon wins another 50.40MW order from National Aluminium Company Limited
- Suzlon secures another order from National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO)
- Installation of 24 units of S97-90 m tubular tower with rated capacity of 2.1MW each
- Also to offer operation and maintenance service for an initial period of 10 years through an Integrated Service Package
Pune, India: Suzlon Group, one of the leading global renewable energy solution providers, has
won another order from National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) for a 50.40MW
capacity wind power project in India. The project comprises of 24 units of S97-90 m tubular
towers with rated capacity of 2.1MW each and is scheduled for completion in FY2017. NALCOs
cumulative Suzlon powered wind portfolio will increase to 100.80MW post completion of this
project. The project is capable of providing power to ~27,000 households and reducing ~0.10
million tonnes of CO2 emissions per annum.
NALCO which is a public sector enterprise of the Government of India is also Asia's largest
integrated aluminium company. The corporate forayed into the renewable energy space in the
year 2011 by entering into a partnership with Suzlon for setting up its maiden 50.40MW wind
power project in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Suzlon will be responsible for the entire project lifecycle, from development to construction
and commissioning including operations, maintenance and services of the project for an initial
period of 10 years. This order is a testament of the faith and confidence reposed by customers
in Suzlons technology, execution and life cycle asset management abilities.
The S97-90 m hub height wind turbine generator features the time tested Doubly Fed Induction
Generator (DFIG) technology which is designed to optimally harness available wind resources. It
not only delivers higher energy yield, but also offers higher return on investment for our
Mr. Ishwar Mangal, Chief Sales Officer, Suzlon Energy said, We take great pride in our
continued partnership with our esteemed customer NALCO. Both the corporate houses share a
common resolve to transition India towards a sustainable and low carbon economy by
maximizing the deployment of environment-friendly energy resources. We are glad to receive
yet another order from this customer which reaffirms their confidence in our product portfolio,
project execution capabilities and life cycle asset management. With our strong customer base,
customer centric credentials, next generation products, end-to-end solutions and best-in-class
services, Suzlon is best equipped to capitalize on the growing opportunities India has to offer.