Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, announced its maiden order win for development of 50.4 MW wind farm from Atria Power. Suzlon will install 12 wind turbines of S111-140m and 12 wind turbines of S120-140m with a Hybrid Lattice Tubular (HLT) tower, with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each. The project is located in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu and is in advance stages. It will be commissioned in two phases by H1, FY20. This order formed a part of our Letter of Intent (LoI) orders of 484 MW.
Suzlon will execute the wind energy project on turnkey basis and will also provide comprehensive operation and maintenance services.
Sunder Raju, Director, Atria Brindavan Power Pvt. Ltd. said, “In our plan to build 1,000 MW of power projects, we are actively enhancing our renewable energy portfolio in the country in line with government’s thrust on green energy. The project will further our footprint in Tamil Nadu’s commercial and industrial (C&I) energy space. We are simultaneously working on converting this plant into a Wind-Solar PV hybrid plant to provide a more reliable energy supply to our customers. We are pleased to partner with Suzlon, given their technologically advanced products, EPC capabilities, operations and maintenance services.”
Speaking on the order win, J.P. Chalasani, Group CEO, Suzlon Group said, “We are glad to partner with Atria Power and look forward to forge a solid partnership with this maiden venture. We believe the synergy in our common resolve towards India’s energy security brought us together to partner for this project. We are seeing an increased interest from all customer segments to invest in renewable energy. Suzlon’s ?concept to commissioning’ and value added services for the life time of the project, offers convenience to customers for setting up wind power projects. The project will be commissioned in two phases and will comprise of S111-140m and S120-140m, the tallest wind turbines in the country.”
The S111-140m and S120-140m WTGs feature the time tested Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) technology that efficiently integrates wind turbines into the utility network, to meet the grid requirements. Suzlon’s next generation turbines are designed to optimally harness wind resources at higher altitudes making low wind sites viable.
Suzlon Group is one of the leading renewable energy solutions provider in the world with an international presence across 18 countries in Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and the Americas. Headquartered at Suzlon One Earth in Pune, India; the Group is comprised of Suzlon Energy Limited (NSE & BSE: SUZLON) and its subsidiaries. A vertically integrated organization, with over two decades of operational track record, the Group has a cumulative installation of ~18 GW of wind energy capacity, over 7,600 employees with diverse nationalities and world-class manufacturing facilities. Suzlon is the only Indian wind energy company with a large in-house Research and Development (R&D) set-up in Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and India. Over 12 GW of the Group’s installations are in India, accounting to ~35% of the country’s wind installations, thus making Suzlon the largest player in this sector. The Group is the custodian of over 12 GW of wind assets under service in India making it the second largest Operations and Maintenance Company (over 8,000 turbines) in the Indian power sector. The Group also has around 4 GW of wind assets under service outside India.