According to reports in the media, Sterling Agro Industries has placed an order with Suzlon to buy wind energy equipment that will raise its renewable energy production capacity to 18.55 mega watt (MW).
“Encouraged by the experience of our recently commissioned wind power project, we have again trusted the expertise of Suzlon for the new project,” Kuldeep Saluja, managing director of Sterling Agro Industries, said in a statement.
Suzlon, India’s largest wind turbine manufacturer, has also supplied equipment to Sterling Agro for its plant in Rajasthan that has the production capacity of 6.3 MW.
Sterling’s new plants located in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh will raise the company’s total wind power production capacity to nearly 25 MW. It is expected that the project shall be commissioned by the end of financial year 2010-11.