Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy has bagged a 100 MW order from India-based independent power producer in the wind energy sector, ReNew Wind Power.
In a statement Suzlon Energy said that the project is scheduled for execution at the Bhesada wind site in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. As per the agreement, the group will not only supply 48 units of its S97-120m WTG’s but will also oversee operations, maintenance and service of the wind site over the contracted period.
Sumant Sinha, CEO, ReNew Wind Power, said, “This deal reinforces our commitment to developing sustainable energy solutions for India. Our partnership with Suzlon has added momentum to this mission.”
The company said that the S97-120 tower is a combination of Lattice and Tubular structure making it the tallest wind tower. The towers are designed to harness the optimal available wind resources and deliver higher energy productivity, which in turn ensures higher ROI to customers, said a company statement.
“We are focusing on the Indian market as it offers a favorable renewable energy environment especially now with the new Government in place. We continue to create innovative and reliable products with the S97-120m, which is specifically made for low wind sites. Our mission is to make profitable and efficient wind energy accessible within the country,” said Tulsi Tanti, chairman, Suzlon Energy.
Following the signing of the order, share value of Suzlon Energy has gone up for 5 percent touching 52-week high of Rs.29.85 in the Mumbai stock exchange.