Suzlon will install 120 units of S120-140m wind turbine generators (WTGs) with a Hybrid Lattice Tubular (HLT) tower, with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW each
Pune-based renewable energy solutions provider Suzlon Group has won a new order for the development of a 252 MW wind power project from CLP India. The project is located in Sidhpur, Gujarat and is expected to be commissioned in 2022.
As per Suzlon, 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 will install 120 units of S120-140m wind turbine generators (WTGs) with a Hybrid Lattice Tubular (HLT) tower, with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW each.
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 low carbon, clean energy portfolio in the country. Our Wind Energy Project in Sidhpur, Gujarat is our largest renewable project at a single site.”
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. 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.”
The Suzlon Group has a cumulative global installation of over 18.8 GW of wind energy capacity. Over 12.8 GW of the Group’s installation is in India, which makes up for 34 per cent of the country’s wind installations, said the company.