Web Exclusive | January 2018
Siemens Gamesa wins 326-MW wind power orders
Siemens Gamesa to install 135 units of its G114-2.0-MW wind turbines and 28 units of its G97-2.0 MW wind turbines across different sites which are set for commissioning by March 2018. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has won wind power orders for a total of 326 MW from many independent power producers and Industrial customers in India. As per the agreements, the company will handle the entire infrastructure needed to operate the projects together with the supply, erection and commissioning of 135 units of G114-2.0-MW wind turbines and 28 units of its G97-2.0 MW for leading independent power producers and various Industrial customers in India. The projects (26 in total, with installed capacity ranging between 2 MW and 60 MW) are set for commissioning by March 2018 across several sites in India. The government has recently announced the auction of 6 GW of new capacity in the next four–five months. A clear auction calendar will accelerate capacity additions. The company expects the Indian market to stabilise in 2018 and fully recover in 2019.