Greentech Lead India: Suzlon Energy announced that its
group subsidiary REpower Systems has signed contracts to supply wind turbine
for two wind farms in England – Armistead and Carsington Pasture.
Armistead wind farm in South Cumbria is owned by Banks
Renewables, and will see six REpower MM82 machines installed, while Carsington
Pasture wind farm is owned by independent power generation company,
International Power, and will consist of four MM82 wind turbines. The MM82
turbines have a rapid output of 2.05 MW each.
Armistead wind farm will have a rated output of 12 MW and
will generate enough electricity to power the equivalent of around 7,000 homes
annually, whereas the four turbines at 8.2 MW Carsington wind farm will in
total generate enough electricity to power the equivalent of at least 4,500
The construction would commence in summer 2012 for
Carsington Pasture, adding that both Armistead and Carsington Pasture are
expected to be completed in early 2013, according to media report.
“The REpower turbines we have specified provided the
optimum solution for the Armistead scheme, and we are pleased to continue to
have the company’s support in our drive towards becoming one of the UK’s
leading owner/operators of onshore wind farms,” said Bank Renewables
Development Director Phil Dyke.
“I am pleased to announce the closure of these
contracts. Armistead wind farm demonstrates our ongoing relationship with Bank
Renewables and South Cumbria is the ideal location for our MM82 machine. WE are
delighted to have signed – after Flimby – a second project with our customer,
International Power, as we look forward to working with them,” said
REpower UK Managing Director Rick Eggleston.
REpower’s first project with International Power was
signed at the end of 2011. Flimby wind farm will consist of three MM82 and is
scheduled for completion at the end of 2012.