Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy Ltd. said it had obtained cumulative orders of 166.30MW valued Rs.935 crore in India over a two-month period, excluding orders announced separately.
These cover various firm orders secured between October 22 and December 22, 2011 and represent a strong customer-mix, covering PSUs, large corporates and SMEs with order sizes ranging from as small as 0.6 MW to 20 MW.
Suzlon Group Founder, Chairman and Managing Director Tulsi Tanti said, “These orders underscore the vibrant and rapidly growing Indian wind sector, and our ability to tailor end-to-end wind solutions to all customers. With an ever increasing need for energy, along with technology making it possible to profitably harness low wind sites, we see India continuing to be one of our fastest growing markets in the years ahead.”
Some of the key projects include:
Malpani Group: The group has a 79.85 MW of wind power projects operating across Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan, and the latest order takes its portfolio to over 100 MW.
Rajasthan Gums: The company has steadily built its wind energy portfolio, and has projects of 30 MW already operational, and adds 15.6 MW with its latest order.
Gujarat Power Corporation Ltd.: The company owns and operates power plants based on different fuels across Gujarat, and adds a new order of 10.5 MW to its existing 6 MW project in Kutch, Gujarat.
Sterling Agro Group: The Sterling Agro Group has a wind portfolio of 21.55 MW operating across Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka, and this order takes their portfolio to nearly 29 MW. Sterling Agro has been Suzlon’s customer since 2010.