Suzlon receives 42 MW order from Infigen Energy in Australia

Suzlon Energy Limited – the world’s third largest wind turbine maker with 12.3% of global market share announced the entering of an agreement between Infigen Energy, a leading specialist renewable energy business, and the company’s Australian operations arm – Suzlon Energy Australia Pty Ltd.

The agreement calls for the delivery of 20 units of Suzlon’s S88 – 2.1 MW wind turbine generators (WTGs) that will be installed at one of the wind farms in Infigen’s pipeline of future wind power projects in New South Wales.

This 42 MW order is the second order from Infigen, taking Infigen’s portfolio of Suzlon turbines to 183 MW. Suzlon is delivering Infigen’s 141 MW Capital Wind Farm under an Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) turnkey contract. The Capital Wind Farm commenced generating clean power to the grid in September 2009 and all 67 Suzlon S88 – 2.1 MW turbines are now operating.

Dan Hansen, CEO of Suzlon Energy Australia, said: “We are very pleased to enter into a repeat order with Infigen Energy and build on the excellent relationship between our organisations. This order signifies Infigen’s confidence in Suzlon’s product and our team’s commitment to delivering high quality services to our valued customers.”

Infigen Energy is a leading specialist renewable and wind energy business with interests in 41 wind farms (2,246 MW installed capacity) across Australia, the US, Germany and France. Infigen maintains a leading position in the Australian wind energy industry and is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) with a market capitalisation of approximately AU$1.1 billion.

Commenting on the order, Mr. Sumant Sinha, COO of Suzlon Energy Limited, said: “This is Infigen’s second wind farm to be supplied with Suzlon’s S88 – 2.1 MW turbine. We are happy to work with Infigen in providing sustainable power solutions to the Australian public, and look forward to a long and successful association in the years to come.”