Wind energy Gamesa signs agreement to supply wind turbines in Sri Lanka

The wind power company, which is a leader in design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of wind turbines, will supply the wind turbines for the wind farm of Pawan Danavi Private Limited, a subsidiary of LTL Holding, one of the largest utility companies in the country.

This new wind farm project, with 10.2 MW installed capacity, will have 12 Gamesa’s G58-850 kW Class III wind turbines.The wind turbines are expected to be delivered by Q3 2011, a company statement said here.

"I strongly believe that wind power is one of the viable and sustainable options to meet the growing energy demands. For us this partnership with Pawan Danavi aims at facilitating Sri Lanka’s wind power market growth in a significant way. Gamesa is glad to bring-in to Sri Lanka our vast experience in the wind energy sector and thus playing a major role in facilitating the country’s wind market growth," said Ramesh Kymal, Chairman & Managing Director of Gamesa in India.

"Sri Lanka has huge potential for generating power from wind energy. We are committed to becoming a major player in the power generation space in the country and it is important for us that our partner matches our ambition with capability and expertise," Pawan Danavi Chairman & CEO, U D Jayawardena said.