Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth leading* and India’s largest wind turbine manufacturer has signed a contract for a 50 MW project with Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Ltd. (GMDC). The project comprises of 24 units of Suzlon’s S95 – 2.1 MW wind turbines, featuring DFIG technology. The project is set to be commissioned in the Jamnagar district of Gujarat and is worth Rs. 305.32 crore.
Speaking on the order, Mr. Tulsi Tanti, Chairman – Suzlon Group, said: “Suzlon is pleased to once again partner with GMDC in driving forward their commitment to sustainable energy, and through this contribute to the development of Gujarat’s low carbon economy. The state of Gujarat is blessed with immense wind potential and we are proud of our contribution in harnessing this potential.”
GMDC currently has an existing installed base of 100.50 MW, out of which the major part – over 60 MW – has been supplied by Suzlon and is operating in sites across Gujarat. The new order takes GMDC’s total installed capacity to 150.50 MW.
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News published on 08 / 05 / 2012 by Bharat Vasandani