Web Exclusive | January 2017
Suzlon awarded 226.8 MW order from leading IPP Company
Suzlon Group has announced that it has won an order of 226.8 MW wind power project from a leading Independent Power Producer (IPP). The order consists of 108 units of S111 90m tubular tower with rated capacity of 2.1 MW. The project will be located in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, and is scheduled for completion by March 2017.
Suzlon has entered into an exclusive supply and installation agreement (SIA), engineering and construction of the project, and operation and maintenance services with dedicated life cycle asset management services for an initial period of 10 years. The project has the potential to provide power to over 1,20,000 households and reduce 0.48 million tonnes of CO2 emissions per annum.
JP Chalasani, Group CEO, Suzlon Group said, “The order win is a testament of increased interest and investments from IPPs in the wind sector and we are confident that the demand from IPPs will continue to grow. We are working with most of the IPPs in India and they constitute ~80 per cent of our current order book. This order also reiterates the customer confidence in our technology, product portfolio, execution and life cycle asset management capabilities.”