Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been awarded a 101,2 MW project from ReNew Power - one of India's largest clean energy companies, to deliver the Bhuwad Wind Project (part of Round 2 bidding from Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited - a company of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India) in Gujarat, in a sign of growing emphasis on renewable energy in India.
The project will comprise 44 Senvion 2.3M120 turbines at 120m height which will produce enough clean energy to supply the power needs of almost 100,000 Indian homes. Key factors for awarding the contract to Senvion included technical strength and a strong relationship with ReNew Power. The project is slated to be commissioned within the next 12 months. The project scope includes a 10-year comprehensive operations and maintenance (O&M) contract.
Sumant Sinha, Chairman and CEO at ReNew Power said: "As one of the leading players in the renewable energy space in India, ReNew Power is committed towards ensuring that all our projects are executed using modern technologies. We are delighted to partner with Senvion, who are known for their technological edge and globally proven service capabilities."
Amit Kansal, CEO and Managing Director of Senvion India, said: "Senvion has introduced its excellent technology in India and has built an organization to deliver full EPC projects. Senvion's mission is to become a key player in the Indian renewable space and the ReNew contract is a major step towards that mission. We expect the installation by late 2018."
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News published on 22/02/2018 by Moulin