September 29, 2015
Suzlon commissions 100.80 MW wind power project for CLP in Rajasthan, India
- Commissions 48 WTGs of S97- 2.1 MW for the project in Rajasthan
- Project forms a part of the countrys largest wind park in Jaisalmer powered by Suzlon turbines
- Will offer operations and maintenance for 20 years through an Integrated Service Package contract.
29th September 2015 India: The Suzlon Group, one of the leading wind turbine manufacturer, today
announced that it has completed the commissioning of 100.8 MW wind power turnkey project for
CLP India, one of the largest foreign investors and one of the largest wind power developers in the
Indian power sector. The project will provide electricity to over 50,000 homes and curb ~ 0.21
million tonnes of CO2 emissions annually. Suzlon will offer operations and maintenance for 20 years
through an Integrated Service Package contract.
The project is located at Tejuva, Jaisalmer in Rajasthan which is the home to the countrys largest
windpark with total capacity additions pegged at 1500MW out of which over 1200 MW have already
been commissioned. The project comprises of 48 WTGs (Wind Turbine Generator) of Suzlons robust
S97- 2.1 MW wind turbines featuring Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) technology. All 48
turbines have a 90 meter hub height. The innovative S9X series product portfolio is designed to
optimally harness the available wind resources and deliver higher energy, productivity, improved
serviceability and higher ROI to customers. Suzlon leveraged its end-to-end wind solutions expertise
to oversee the project completion from start to end.
Mahesh Makhija, Director Business Development (Renewables), CLP India said: Wind Energy is
an integral part of CLP Indias business strategy and is expected to continue making a vital
contribution not only to CLP's growth plans for India but also to its commitment to reducing its CO2
emissions. With the successful commissioning of this project, we now have installed wind generation
capacity of 874.2MW in India. Suzlon has been our trusted partner and we continue to rely on their
innovative & reliable turbine technology to deliver expected life cycle value contribution to this
Mr. Ishwar Mangal, Chief Sales Officer, Suzlon Group said, We offer our customers the best
technology combined with industry leading experience in building projects in challenging wind sites.
The successful commissioning of this project is yet another feather in a cap and we are indeed proud
to be associated with CLP India. This success demonstrates our strength in being the partner of choice
for leading Independent Power Producers.
Given the positive change in the Indian renewable energy landscape, our focus this year is to cater to
Indian market and enhance our market share. Suzlon endeavours to bring down the cost of energy
and provide clean and affordable energy for all.