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Suzlon arm bags wind turbine order from US company for wind farm in California

According to reports, REpower Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of  Suzlon Energy, today said it has bagged a contract for delivering 25  wind turbines from US-based enXco.

US developer  enXco is an EDF  Energies Nouvelles company. “REpower Systems SE has concluded a contract for the delivery of 25 wind turbines with enXco. The turbines will be used at the Shiloh IV wind farm, situated in Solano County, California,” Suzlon said in a statement.
After completion, the wind farm will have a power output of more than 50 MW, the statement said.
However, the company did not divulge the financial details of the order.

In 2008 and 2011 REpower delivered wind turbines for enXco’s Shiloh II and Shiloh III wind farms. Together, Shiloh II, III and IV wind farms will have a capacity of more than 300 MW, making them REpower’s largest US wind project to date, it said.
Installation of the wind farm is scheduled for the fall of 2012.

“Since 2007 we have realised several wind farm projects with enXco in the US. This contract is another sign of confidence in our technology and execution capabilities,” Andreas Nauen, Chief Executive Officer,  REpower Systems SE, said.

“This order underscores the strong relationship we share with our customers and their faith in our services. With our comprehensive product portfolio, extensive service apabilities and a robust track record, the Suzlon Group in very well positioned in the competitive US wind market,” Tulsi Tanti, Chairman, Suzlon Group, said.

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