Suzlon Energy bags repeat order from Senok for 10 wind turbine generators

31 Oct

Suzlon Energy Limited (SEL)won a repeat order from Senok to supply 10 units of Suzlon’s S88 – 2.1 MW wind turbine generators, aggregating to 21 MW of wind power capacity. The project will be commissioned in two phases and be completed by May 2012.In addition to this REpower Systems SE (Suzlon group) has concluded a contract with La Compagnie du Vent, GDF SUEZ Group for the delivery of a total of 23 wind turbines. The turbines are to be installed in two wind farm projects in the French Burgundy region.15 turbines of the MM92 type are destined for the wind farm La Bretelle, 8 turbines of the same series are to be erected in the project Echalot. The wind farms will generate a total output of more than 47 megawatts (MW).

With a hub height of 100 metres and a nominal output of 2.05 MW each, the first deliveries for the construction are starting during summer 2012 and the commissioning is planned in December 2012.

With a market share of 26% regarding new installations in 2010 according to MAKE Consulting, REpower S.A.S., a fully owned subsidiary of REpower Systems SE, was the second largest manufacturer of wind turbines on the French market. The company was established in 2002 and now employs around 150 people.

Suzlon has previously supplied a 10 MW wind project to the Senok Group, the order marked key firsts for Sri Lanka’s wind energy sector – as the first project to feature megawatt class turbines, and also the first project by any private developer in the island nation. The new 21 MW project will come up alongside the existing project site in the Puttalm district of Sri Lanka.

“This repeat order underlines Suzlon’s strong value proposition – offering expertise and flexible solutions – from concept to commissioning – to meet our customers unique needs across diverse geographies and wind regimes. This island nation has considerable potential for wind, and a great need for power to drive its economic growth. We at Suzlon look forward to building great synergies in partnership with the Senok Group in Sri Lanka,” said Tulsi R. Tanti, Chairman and Managing Director, Suzlon Group.

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Posted by on October 31, 2011 in RENEWABLE ENERGY


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