Suzlon Energy Ltd. said its Group had signed a deal for over Rs.600 crore or $122 million with CLP, India, for a 100 MW wind power project. The project comprises 48 units of Suzlon’s latest S97-2.1 MW wind turbines, featuring DFIG technology.The project will be set in the state of Rajasthan and is scheduled to be commissioned by January 2013. The company said it would execute the contract under its end-to-end business model.
CLP India is an independent power producer (IIP) and has built a portfolio that covers renewable energy, super-critical coal-fired and gas-fired generation, amounting to over 2,715 MW. This new wind energy project, upon completion, will take CLP India’s wind power portfolio to more than 740 MW, reinforcing its leadership position amongst the biggest wind energy IPPs in India.
In another announcement in the BSE, the company said its group also bagged over 1 GW of orders for its S9X suite of wind turbines. This latest product offering was launched in April, 2011, and has since received strong acceptance from all customer groups across key markets including India, the US, Canada, Australia and Brazil.
Customers who have already placed major orders for S9X turbines include – Mytrah Energy, CLP India, Orient Green Power, Coromandel Wind Energy, and Sprott Energy among others.