Suzlon bags 25 MW wind power project from HPCL

India’s leading renewable energy firm and wind turbines maker, Suzlon Energy Ltd (BOM:532667) announced that the company has received a wind energy order from Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BOM:500104) for a wind farm project near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan.

The company maintained in a filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) that the company has secured an order from HPCL for 25.5 megawatt wind turbines project at the Akal site in the Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan.

The project comprises of 17 units of Suzlon’s S82 – 1.5 MW wind turbines and is scheduled for commissioning by Q3 FY 2010-11.

HPCL have forayed into non-conventional energy and plan to implement a 100 MW capacity wind farm in phases. The project, HPCL’s second with Suzlon, increases their current wind power capacity to exceed 50 MW. HPCL also plans to register this new project under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).