Suzlon bags 103 MW wind energy order from ONGC

Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Group has received an order for a 102.9 MW wind power project from ONGC.

The wind farm comprises 49 units of Suzlon’s S88 2.1 MW wind turbines and will be commissioned in 2013-14, the company said in a statement.

The wind power project will be commissioned in Rajasthan.

ONGC currently has an existing installed base of 51 MW from wind energy projects operating in Jakhau site, Gujarat. The new order will take ONGC’s total installed wind power capacity to 153.9 MW.

The S88 turbine is designed for operations in medium wind regimes with the ability to withstand extreme conditions and operate effectively with lower maintenance costs, the statement said.

The S88 has enjoyed international success, with over 2,400 units installed worldwide, translating to over 5 GW of capacity, it added.