Web Exclusive | November 2013
Suzlons new wind turbine to be launched soon
A new offshore turbine will be launched by
wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy on November 18 and the company said the new turbine will help in yielding more power. The Suzlon Group company will unveil the new offshore turbine REpower 6.2M152.
The company in a statement said that with the new offering, it once again sets standards in the cost-effective generation of offshore wind energy. The new turbine features a rotor diameter of 152 metre, with the rotors sweeping an area larger than three football pitches.
Bigger rotor increases energy yield by 20 per cent, the statement added. Each 6.2M152 turbine with a rated power of 6.15 mw can supply electricity to around 4,000 homes.
From 2015, 6.2M152 turbine will enter commercial production, the company said.