Suzlon Group, India’s largest supplier of renewable energy solutions, has announced that it has won a new order for the development of a 252 MW wind power project from CLP India.
Suzlon will install 120 units of S120-140m (WTG) wind turbines with a hybrid tubular lattice tower (HLT), with a nominal capacity of 2.1 MW each. The project is located in Sidhpur, Gujarat and is expected to be commissioned in 2022.
- To supply 120 units of S120-140m HLT with a nominal capacity of 2.1 MW each
- Project to be completed in 2022 in Sidhpur, Gujarat with a total installed capacity of 252 MW
- Part of the offer won by CLP India as part of the Wind Tranche VIII offer issued by SECI
- Suzlon Scope: Limited scope of procurement, foundation, erection and commissioning, as well as operation and maintenance thereafter for the respective scope
- A project of this size can provide electricity to ~ 1.83 lakhs households and reduce ~ 8.28 lakhs tonnes of CO2 emissions per year
Suzlon will execute the project with a scope of procurement, foundation, erection and commissioning. Suzlon will also provide full operation and maintenance services after commissioning.
Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Managing Director of CLP India, said: “We are excited about the growth opportunities in India, and our shareholders CLP Group and CDPQ share the vision to invest in a low carbon clean energy portfolio. in the country. Our wind power project in Sidhpur, Gujarat is our largest single site renewable energy project.
It is a testament to our commitment to India’s Renewable Goals. We are delighted to partner with Suzlon, given their technologically advanced products, EPC capabilities, operation and maintenance services.
Speaking on the won order, Ashwani Kumar, CEO of Suzlon Group, said: “We are delighted to partner again with CLP India for their wind power project in Sidhpur, Gujarat. CLP and Suzlon have enjoyed a long and successful partnership and share a common vision for an energy secure India powered by sustainable and renewable energy sources.
This is the first large order we have announced following the closing of our debt restructuring, in line with our plans to restart business and leadership in the Indian wind power market. We are seeing increased interest from all of our stakeholders and customer segments to invest in renewable energy. Suzlon’s expertise in the Indian wind power market over the past 25 years provides convenience and reliability to customers for setting up wind projects in the various wind regimes of India.
The WTG S120-140m feature the proven Dual Feed Induction Generator (DFIG) technology that effectively integrates wind turbines into the distribution grid, to meet grid requirements. Suzlon’s next-generation turbines are designed to make optimum use of wind resources at higher altitudes, making low-wind sites viable.
At around 10:05 am, Suzlon Energy was trading at Rs 6.04 each, up Rs 0.12 or 2.03% on BSE.