Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Suzlon secures new order of 252 MW

                                        Suzlon secures new order of 252 MW
                               from CLP India Private Limited

 To supply 120 units of S120-140m HLT with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each

  • Project to be completed in 2022 in Sidhpur, Gujarat with total installed capacity of 252 MW
  • Part of bid won by CLP India under Wind Tranche VIII Bid issued by SECI
  • Suzlon’s scope: Limited scope of Supply, Foundation, Erection and Commissioning, along with Operation and maintenance thereafter for respective scope
  • A project of this size can provide electricity to ~1.83 lakhs households and curb ~8.28 lakhs tonnes of CO2 emissions per year

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, today announced its new order win for development of a 252 MW wind power project from CLP India. Suzlon will install 120 units of S120-140m wind turbine generators (WTGs) with a Hybrid Lattice Tubular (HLT) tower, with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each. The project is located in Sidhpur, Gujarat and is expected to be commissioned in 2022. 

Suzlon will execute the project with a scope of supply, foundation, erection and commissioning. Suzlon will also provide comprehensive operation and maintenance services post commissioning.

Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Managing Director, CLP India said, “We are excited about growth opportunities in India, and our shareholders CLP Group and CDPQ share a vision to invest in a low carbon, clean energy portfolio in the country. Our Wind Energy Project in Sidhpur, Gujarat is our largest renewable project at a single site. It is a testimony of our commitment towards India’s renewable goals. We are pleased to partner with Suzlon, given their technologically advanced products, EPC capabilities, operations and maintenance services.”

Speaking on the order win, Ashwani Kumar, CEO, Suzlon Group said, “We are delighted to partner again with CLP India for their Wind Energy Project in Sidhpur, Gujarat. CLP and Suzlon have enjoyed a long and fruitful association and share a common vision for an energy secure India powered by sustainable and renewable sources of energy. This is the first big order that we have announced post our debt restructuring closure in line with our plans to restart business operations and lead the Indian Wind Energy market from the front.  We are seeing an increased interest from all our stakeholders and customer segments to invest in renewable energy. Suzlon’s expertise in the Indian Wind Energy Market over the last 25 years offers convenience and reliability to customers for setting up wind power projects in India’s varied wind regimes.”

The S120-140m WTGs feature the time tested Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) technology that efficiently integrates wind turbines into the utility network, to meet the grid requirements. Suzlon's next generation turbines are designed to optimally harness wind resources at higher altitudes making low wind sites viable.

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