Order for a 100MW wind power project in Khanapur, Maharashtra

Promoted by AT Holdings, Singapore, the Orange Renewable Power (ORP) Group of companies is focused on developing, constructing and operating renewable energy projects in the field of wind, solar and small hydro. The strong ORP team has expertise in project development, capital mobilization, contract awards and management, project management and power plant operations.

Gamesa will supply 50 units G97-2.0 MW wind turbines at Khanapur, Maharashtra in two phases. The first phase of 50MW of the project commissioning is scheduled to be completed by March 2015. The second phase of 50MW is scheduled to be commissioned by June 2015. Gamesa will be responsible for the Project supply, erection and commissioning. The agreement also includes a long term comprehensive operations and maintenance agreement. The Project will showcase the new variant of Gamesa 2.0MW platform with an increased hub height of 104m which is expected to deliver better generation and thereby increasing the Project profitability.

Commenting on the Project, the Chairman and Managing Director, Gamesa India. Mr. Ramesh Kymal said: “Clean energy is the need of the hour. This order from Orange Renewable Power clearly signifies the increasing importance of wind power in India’s energy mix.”

“Gamesa is happy to sign this order with Orange Renewable Power and increase its market share among the Independent power producers in the country. With this new product variant of 2 MW turbine, Gamesa expects to deliver better returns to our customers.”

Mr. Sudhir Nunes, Chief Executive Officer, Orange Renewable Power commented:

“Orange Renewable Power (ORP) is excited about the opportunity to partner with Gamesa to introduce the highly optimized 2 MW turbine with 104m tower in Maharashtra, in keeping with ORP’s strategy of developing high quality assets with low cost energy.”


Wind Power | News published on 21/01/2015 by Gisela Bühl

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