Suzlon wins two projects of 300 MW and 200 MW each under SECI bid
- Two Projects of 300 MW and 200 MW each won under SECI bid
- Projects to be completed at Kutch district in Gujarat as per SECI guidelines
- The projects will provide electricity to ~3 million households and curb ~10 million tonnes of CO2 emissions per year
Pune, India: Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, today announced that it has won two projects of 300 MW and 200 MW each for development of wind power projects. Suzlon will install 238 units of S111 140m wind turbine generators (WTGs) with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each. The project will be located at Kutch district in Gujarat.
Suzlon will execute both the projects on a turnkey basis and will also provide comprehensive operation and maintenance services.
Speaking on the order win, J.P. Chalasani, Group CEO, Suzlon Group said, “The two projects totalling 500 MW order is a testament to the customer’s confidence in our technologically advanced and innovative products and services. There is an increased interest from all customer segments to invest in renewable energy in their pursuit of contributing towards mitigating risks of climate change and providing affordable and renewable power for all. With the introduction of the bidding regime, the industry is poised to grow to 8-10 GW annually. We are committed to partner with our customers to scale it up further and enable India’s transition from conventional fuel dominated energy architecture to renewable energy sources.
Suzlon has more than two decades of experience in the wind sector and is the custodian of more than 11 GW wind assets across India. We are best equipped to cater to the growing demand for renewable energy in India with our pan-India presence, comprehensive product portfolio, robust in-house R&D and best-in-class services.”
The S111 wind turbine generator (WTG) is the latest addition to the 2.1 MW platform and features the time tested Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) technology. With a swept area of 9,852 sq. metre, the S111 140m is designed to optimally harness wind resources at higher altitudes making low wind sites viable. It not only delivers superior energy yield, but also offers higher return on investment for customers.
About Suzlon Group:
Suzlon group is one of the leading renewable energy solutions provider in the world with an international presence across 18 countries in Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and Americas. Headquartered at Suzlon One Earth in Pune, India; the group is comprised of Suzlon Energy Limited (NSE & BSE: SUZLON) and its subsidiaries. A vertically integrated organization, with over two decades of operational track record, the group has a cumulative installation of over 17 GW of wind energy capacity, over 7,600 employees with diverse nationalities and world-class manufacturing facilities. Suzlon is the only Indian wind energy company with a large in-house Research and Development (R&D) set-up in Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and India. Over 11 GW of the group’s installation is in India, which makes up for ~35% of the country’s wind installations, making Suzlon the largest player in this sector. The group is the custodian of over 15 GW of wind assets under service globally. The company has also forayed into the solar space. Suzlon corporate website: www.suzlon.com