Indian wind power group Suzlon has won an 84MW order from independent power producer Continuum Wind Energy.
The S95 turbine with its 95 meter rotor diameter is part of Suzlon’s S9X suite, which features larger and more efficient rotors, increased hub heights and technology enhancements, like the doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) technology, are designed to harness power efficiently from lower wind speed sites.
Suzlon Group, India’s largest wind turbine manufacturer, and Continuum Wind Energy, a leading renewable Independent Power Producer (IPP), have entered into a contract for the supply, erection and commissioning of 40 units of S95 – 2.1 MW turbines, corresponding to 84 MW, in FY2012-13.
Recently, Suzlon Group-subsidiary – REpower Systems SE, has signed a contract with RWE Innogy for the delivery of 54 REpower 6M offshore turbines, each with 6.15 MW of rated power, for the Innogy Nordsee 1 wind farm.
Suzlon Group comprises of Suzlon Energy and its subsidiaries, including Repower Systems SE. Suzlon Energy is leader in wind energy in the India, which is world’s fifth largest wind energy market. Its business model has range of services that include development, manufacturing, marketing, EPC project delivery and operations and maintenance of wind turbine generators around the world.