January 18, 2016
Suzlon wins another 50.40MW order from Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
- Third order to Suzlon from Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)
- Installation of 24 wind turbines of S97-120m hybrid 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 a third order from Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) for 50.40MW capacity
wind power project in India. The project comprises of 24 units of S97-120m hybrid towers with
rated capacity of 2.1MW each and is scheduled for completion by FY2017.
This third order is a testament of the faith reposed by customers in Suzlons proven ability to
execute high quality projects and reiterates the preference of Suzlon as a supplier of choice.
The S97-120m turbine is the latest product introduced by Suzlon and belongs to the reliable
and proven 2.1MW product platform. The S97 -120 m hybrid tower is the worlds tallest AllSteel
hybrid tower (120 meter height) design which combines both lattice and tubular
structures, designed indigenously to harness the potential from sub-optimal wind sites. It not
only delivers higher energy yield but also offers higher return-on-investment for our customers.
HPCL is a Government of India enterprise with a Navratna status, a Forbes 2000 and Global
Fortune 500 company and the second largest operator of integrated oil refining and oil
marketing company in India. Suzlon partnered HPCLs maiden foray in the non-conventional
energy space in the year 2007 and with this order, HPCLs total wind portfolio will increase to
100.90MW entirely powered by Suzlon.
Mr. Ishwar Mangal, Chief Sales Officer, Suzlon Energy said, We take great pride in our
continued partnership with our esteemed customer, HPCL towards their endeavor to harness
renewable energy. It is also encouraging to see Public Sector Units (PSUs) proactively
participating in the nations paradigm shift to a low-carbon economy. We are glad to receive yet
another order and are encouraged by the trust and confidence demonstrated by the customer.
By offering a product that can optimize and harness wind resources at higher altitudes, Suzlon
has proved that even low-wind sites can be made attractive. With our strong customer base,
next generation products, end-to-end solutions and best-in-class services, Suzlon is best
equipped to capitalize on the growing opportunities in India. Suzlon endeavors to lower the cost
of energy and provide clean and affordable energy for all.