To supply 14 wind turbines with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW each
29.4 MW of wind capacity for BrightNight’s 100 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid project at Osmanabad in Maharashtra
Project to be commissioned in phases from April 2024
Electricity generated from the project will be supplied to Commercial and Industrial (C&I) customers in the state of Maharashtra
A project of this size can provide electricity to ~50 thousand households and curb ~2.5 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 29.4 MW of wind installed capacity for 100 MW co-located wind-solar hybrid project of BrightNight, a global renewable power producer. Suzlon will install 14 units of their S120 – 140m wind turbine generators (WTGs) with a Hybrid Lattice Tubular (HLT) tower and a rated capacity of 2.1 MW each at Osmanabad in Maharashtra. The project is expected to be commissioned in phases, beginning in April 2024.
Suzlon will execute the project with a scope of supply, installation, and commissioning. Additionally, Suzlon will also offer post-commissioning operation and maintenance services.
JP Chalasani, Chief Executive Officer, Suzlon Group said, “We are happy to announce our first order with ‘BrightNight’, a global renewable energy Independent Power Producer (IPP) with a rapidly growing footprint in India. We take pride in our esteemed customers who have demonstrated their faith in our leading technology and comprehensive capabilities throughout the wind energy value chain. This order is a testament to the quality and reliability of our technology and service solutions. The power generated from this project will target the C&I customer segment, creating deeper penetration of renewable energy in India. Suzlon is committed to partnering with increasing number of Indian industries, driving them toward their net-zero targets while powering the nation with sustainable energy.”
Every Suzlon turbine has over 80%-90% of domestic content and is manufactured in the country through a thriving domestic value chain – 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.
Sajay K V, Chief Executive Officer, BrightNight – India said, “At BrightNight, we share a common purpose to shape a more sustainable future by generating clean energy for our customers to help them achieve clean energy goals. Our wind-solar hybrid and RTC solutions are how we deliver on that commitment. We are delighted to partner with Suzlon, a leading renewable energy solutions provider with reliable technology and a great track record in India. Suzlon’s commitment to ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ is reflected in their ‘Made-in-India’ products that support our projects.”
BrightNight CEO Martin Hermann said on the occasion “We are building out our global portfolio, and India presents an exciting market opportunity for us to deliver our differentiated renewable offering, providing capacity and reliability through hybridized solutions. Suzlon will be a valued partner in helping us build out this best-in-class project for our C&I customers in India.”
BrightNight is a global, independent power producer with a 38 GW portfolio. It’s India operations are led by Sajay K V, CEO, and Naveen Khandelwal, COO & CFO, where it is developing a large portfolio of multi-tech, hybrid, dispatchable renewable projects across country. It recently announced a USD 250 million partnership with ACEN, an Ayala group company, for accelerating and expanding its portfolio of projects in India. This 100 MW co-located wind-solar hybrid plant specially designed to meet the greening and energy savings requirements for C&I customers of Maharashtra. Wind-solar configuration is optimized for every customer, enabling them to achieve up to 80% of greening of their overall consumption.
BrightNight is the first global purpose built renewable integrated power company designed to provide utilities and commercial and industrial customers with clean, firm and dispatchable renewable power solutions. BrightNight works with customers across the U.S. and Asia Pacific to design, develop, and operate safe, reliable, custom built, large-scale renewable power projects optimized to better manage the intermittent nature of renewable energy. Its deep customer engagement process, team of proven power experts, and industry-leading solutions enable customers to overcome challenging energy sustainability standards, rapidly changing grid dynamics, and the transition away from fossil fuel generation.
About The Suzlon Group
The Suzlon Group is one of the leading renewable energy solutions providers in the world with more than 20 GW* of wind energy capacity installed across 17 countries. Headquartered at Suzlon One Earth in Pune, India; the Group comprises of Suzlon Energy Limited (NSE: SUZLON & BSE: 532667) and its subsidiaries. A vertically integrated organisation, with in-house research and development (R&D) centers in Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and India, Suzlon’s world-class manufacturing facilities are spread across 14 locations in India. With over 28 years of operational track record, the Group has a diverse workforce of nearly 6,000 employees. Suzlon is also India’s No. 1 wind energy service company with the largest service portfolio of over 14 GW of wind energy assets. The Group has ~6 GW of installed capacity outside India. The 3 MW Series wind turbine technology platform is the latest addition to its comprehensive product portfolio.