Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Suzlon bags repeat order from Orange for 100.8 MW

Suzlon Group has won a repeat turnkey order for 100.8 MW from Orange Renewable, an independent power producer (IPP), to be installed in a wind park in Beluguppa, Andhra Pradesh.

The Pune-based wind turbines maker will offer operation and maintenance service for an initial period of 12 years through an integrated service package. The project will be commissioned starting FY 2016-17.

In a statement, Sudhir Nunes, CEO, Orange, said, “This is our second project with Suzlon. This 100.8 MW project adds substantial value to our growing portfolio and expands our geographical presence to southern India states.”

Ishwar Mangal, Chief Sales Officer, Suzlon Group added, “With increasing demand from domestic and international IPPs, the wind energy sector has gained a pivotal role in bolstering the development of India’s energy. S111, our latest product offering has been designed to optimally harness available wind resources, delivering nearly 20% higher energy as compared to S97, ensuring higher ROI to customers.”

The wind park comprises 48 wind turbine generators of Suzlon’s S111 90m, 2.1 MW wind turbines. The product features a rotor diameter of 111.8 meters with a swept area of more than 9500 square meters, making it one of the best wind turbines in its class.

Headquartered in New Delhi, Orange Renewable is a developer and operator of renewable energy projects and a 100% subsidiary of AT Holdings Pte Ltd, Singapore. Focused on developing, constructing and operating renewable energy projects in the field of wind and solar across India, it has a presence in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan.

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