Suzlon Group has signed a contract for a 21.75 MW project with Sri Kumarswamy Mineral Exports Private Limited (SKMEPL), Bellary. The project comprises nine units of Suzlon’s S66 – 1.25 MW and five units of Suzlon’s S88 – 2.1 MW wind turbines.
The project is set to be commissioned in the Dindigul and Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu by the end of March 2013.
Sri Kumarswamy Mineral Exports Private Limited has an existing installed capacity of 29.25 MW from wind energy projects solely developed by Suzlon, operating in sites across Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. This new order will augment Sri Kumarswamy Mineral Exports Private Limited’s existing renewable energy portfolio to 51 MW.
Speaking on the order, Mr. Shantesh Gureddi, Managing Director, Sri Kumarswamy Mineral Exports Private Limited said: “In addition to the environmental benefits, wind energy is also a very good long term investment avenue for us. We intend to capitalize on its multiple revenue offerings and value creation opportunities through this project. We see Suzlon, with its decade plus leadership of the Indian wind sector, as the right, long - term partner in our expanding wind energy business.”
Speaking on the order, Mr Rohit Modi, CEO – India and emerging markets, Suzlon Energy Limited, said: “We are delighted to be working again with Sri Kumarswamy Mineral Exports Private Limited. India’s wind market is unique in its mix of customers and we strive to meet the varied requirements of each of them. This repeat order demonstrates the confidence our customers have in our products and service capabilities.”
Both the S66 & S88 products have an impressive track record globally with installations of over 2900 and 2500 units respectively. These technologically proven
turbines are designed to harness power efficiently from moderate and low wind regimes, making projects economically viable across more sites and markets.
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News published on 28 / 01 / 2013 by Bharat Vasandani