- Suzlon wins repeat order for 100.8 MW wind farms from ReNew in Rajasthan
- Suzlon will supply 48 turbines of S97-120 WTG
Pune, India: Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth largest wind turbine manufacturer today announced that it has been awarded a 100.8 MW order by ReNew Wind Power, India’s leading IPP in the wind energy sector. The project is scheduled for execution at the Bhesada wind site, Dist Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.
As per the agreement, the Group will not only supply 48 units of its robust S97-120 m WTG’s but will also oversee operations, maintenance and service of the wind site over the contracted period.
The S97-120 WTG’s is set to change the dynamics of the wind energy business. This is Suzlon’s maiden order for its new towers that is specially designed with a 120 m hub height. The innovative S97- 120m tower design is a combination of Lattice & Tubular structure making it the tallest wind tower in India.
The towers are designed to harness the optimal available wind resources and deliver higher energy productivity, which in turn ensures higher ROI to customers.
ReNew Wind Power projects in Gujarat & Maharashtra are powered by Suzlon turbines. ReNew Wind Power currently deploys Suzlon WTG’s for 100+ MW at their wind farms in Gujarat & Maharashtra and this will be the 3rd successful order placed with Suzlon Group. This repeat order demonstrates the confidence our customers have with Suzlon’s products and service capabilities.
Sumant Sinha, Chairman & CEO of ReNew Wind Power said “This deal reinforces our commitment to developing sustainable energy solutions for India. Our partnership with Suzlon has added momentum to this mission”.
Ishwar C Mangal, President – Sales & Marketing, Suzlon Energy Limited said “This order has added a fillip to our robust order book. ReNew wind power is a valued customer and we look forward to executing this order to further fortify our relationship. This order is indeed a reaffirmation of our capabilities that allow us to offer customised solutions for our customer’s in accordance with market conditions “ .
Tulsi Tanti, Chairman of Suzlon Energy Limited said “Leveraging on our leadership position within the country, we continue to have a strong focus on the Indian market as it offers a favourable renewable energy environment especially now with the new Government in place. We continue to create innovative and reliable products as with the S97-120m which is specifically made for low wind sites. Our mission is to make profitable and efficient wind energy accessible within the country”.
About ReNew Power:
ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd, an Independent Power Producer company, is committed to leading a change in the country’s current energy portfolio by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices and thereby reducing India’s carbon footprint. ReNew Power’s mission is to play a pivotal role in meeting India’s growing energy needs in an efficient, sustainable and socially responsible manner. The company creates value through reliable and efficient generation of non-conventional power through innovation in solar and wind power solutions. ReNew Power has over 450 MWs of installed and operational clean energy capacity across the states of Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Gujarat. For more information please visit: www.renewpower.in. Follow ReNew on Twitter @ReNew_Power
About Suzlon Group:
The Suzlon Group is ranked as the world’s fifth largest* wind turbine supplier, in terms of cumulative installed capacity and market share, at the end of 2013. The company’s global spread extends across Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and North and South America with over 24,200 MW of wind energy capacity installed, operations across over 31 countries and a workforce of over 10,000. The Group offers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios – ranging from submegawatt onshore turbines at 600 Kilowatts (kW), to the world’s largest commercially-available offshore turbine at 6.15 MW – with a vertically integrated, low-cost, manufacturing base. The Group – headquartered at Suzlon One Earth in Pune, India – comprises Suzlon Energy Limited and its subsidiaries, including Senvion SE. Visit us at www.suzlon.com
Source: *MAKE Report: Global Wind Turbine OEM 2013 Market Share