Suzlon in its latest results announced last Friday, had posted net profit in Q3. What was impressive was the record order book of $7.3bn equal to about 5000MW of Wind capacity.
Suzlon in the last couple of months has been on a trail blazing order booking spree. Some of the significant wins have been covered by Panchabuta.
Suzlon Energy announced signing of order of $1.28bn for 1000MW with subsidiary of Caparo Energy-to be developed by 2013. Earlier Suzlon, announced that it had secured a 218 MW order in Brazil from Martifer Renováveis Geração de Energia e Participações.
Suzlon Group, the world’s third leading wind power company, had also announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Government of Gujarat to develop 1,000 megawatt (MW) of new wind power capacity in the state.
Now according to reports, the company has submitted its detailed project report to the Government of Orissa for a 99Mw wind farm in the state at a cost of about Rs. 6 billion. The gross potential for wind power in Orissa has been estimated at 1700 MW while the technical potential is assessed at 800 MW by the Union ministry of new and renewable energy.
The Orissa Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) is carrying out wind resource assessment in 22 different sites to ascertain the actual potential on ground and the exact locations where the wind turbines can be installed.