Suzlon Group, one of the leading global renewable energy solution providers, has won another order from National Aluminum 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. NALCO’s 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 aluminum 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 Suzlon’s 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 customers. 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.”