Suzlon bags 226.8 MW wind power project order in Andhra Pradesh

Suzlon has entered into an exclusive Supply and Installation Agreement (SIA) and Engineering and Construction of the project. The company would also be responsible for operation and maintenance services with dedicated life cycle asset management services for an initial period of 10 years.

“The project has the potential to provide power to over 1,20,000 households and reduce 0.48 million tonnes of CO2 emissions per annum,” the statement said.

Suzlon Group CEO J P Chalasani said, “The order win is a testament of increased interest and investments from Independent Power Producers in the wind sector and we are confident that the demand from IPPs will continue to grow.”

The S11X 2.1 MW platform features the Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) technology, which is designed to optimally harness available wind resources, the company said, adding that it not only delivers higher energy yield, but also offers higher return on investment for customers.