Leitwind Shriram bags NLC wind energy contract

Leitwind Shriram Manufacturing Ltd has secured a Rs 346-crore order from Neyveli Lignite Corporation for supply and erection of a 51 MW wind farm.

Leitwind is a joint venture between Shriram Group and Windfin BV (formerly Leitwind BV), which is into design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of wind electric generators.

The wind farm will come up at Kaluneerkulam, near Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu.

The contract is for procuring land, supply and commissioning, besides operation and maintenance of the wind farm. The wind power project is scheduled for completion in 10 months.

P. Ashok, Managing Director, Leitwind Shriram, said,