Suzlon Group and Orange Renewable Power, an emerging Independent Power Producer (IPP), have agreed for a 50.4 MW wind energy project scheduled for completion in FY 2012-13.
Suzlon will supply 24 units of the S88 – 2.1 MW wind turbine generators totalling 50.4 MW of capacity, install, operate and maintain the wind turbines for this end to end project, in the Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan.
Speaking on the order, Mr Ranjit Gupta, Co-Founder, Orange Renewable Power, said: “We see wind as a highly viable option with its techno-economic
maturity and feel that Suzlon, with its technological expertise and proven market capabilities, is the right partner to achieve our objective to become an organization of excellence that provides best in class projects and services to the emerging renewable energy industry. We plan to develop and operate a portfolio of renewable energy assets, including wind, biomass, small hydro and solar, where each project would be crafted to deliver optimum value to all stakeholders”.
Speaking on the order Mr Rohit Modi, CEO – India and emerging markets, Suzlon Energy Limited, said: “We are pleased to receive this order from Orange
Renewable Power and look forward to partnering with the company in its ambitious plans for the wind energy sector in India. With growing participation and investment from domestic and international IPPs, the segment is already playing a pivotal role in accelerating the development of Indian wind energy market”.
The S88 turbine is designed for operations in medium wind regimes with the ability to withstand extreme conditions and operate effectively with lower maintenance costs. The S88 has enjoyed international success, with over 2,400 units installed worldwide, translating to over 5 GW of capacity.
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News published on 30 / 01 / 2013 by Bharat Vasandani