Mumbai: Wind turbine manufacturer, Suzlon Energy, on Friday said it has bagged an order worth Rs 650 crore from Chennai-based Orient Green Power Company (OGPL), for over 100 megawatts (MW) of wind power projects.
“OGPL is one of India’s leading renewable Independent Power Producers (IPPs), and this order clearly underscores Suzlon’s value proposition as an integrated solutions provider in what is a rapidly growing sector. We are very pleased to partner with OGPL and look forward to delivering a complete project and services package that exceeds the expectations of this pioneering firm,” Suzlon chairman and managing director Tulsi Tanti said in a statement issued here.
The order comprises 48 units of Suzlon’s newly introduced S9X suite S95 wind turbines, it said.
These projects are scheduled to be commissioned progressively by June 2012, with 50.4 MW of capacity coming online in Gujarat by May 2012, and the remaining 50.4 MW in Karnataka by June 2012, the statement said.
Suzlon with revenues of approximately $4 billion has presence across Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and North and South America with over 17,000 MW of wind energy capacity installed in 28 countries, and has operations across 32 countries.
OGPL is a subsidiary of the Shriram EPC Group, with primary focus on wind energy and over 198 MW of wind assets already operational.