Suzlon Groupannounced that it has secured a new order win for the development of a 252 MW wind power project from CLP India. This order win is Suzlon’s first big order post the company’s debt restructuring closure. Under this order, it will install 120 units of its S120-140m wind turbines. Moreover, the company will execute the project with a scope of supply, foundation, erection, and commissioning along with comprehensive operation and maintenance services post commissioning. The said turbine modelhas a rated capacity of 2.1 MW each and a Hybrid Lattice Tubular tower. Theseturbineshave the provendoubly fed induction generator technology that efficiently integrates wind turbines into the utility network therebyhelping meet the grid requirements. Moreover, the company claims that its wind turbines are suitable for low wind sites as well, as they are designed to optimally harness wind resources at higher altitudes.
Expected to be commissioned in 2022, the project is being set up in Sidhpur, Gujarat, which is CLP India’s largest renewable project at a single site. CLP India is owned by the CLP Group, one of the largest investor-owned power businesses in Asia, and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a global investment group. Founded in 2002, its diversified portfolio comprises over 3,000MW of electricity generation capacity including wind and solar energy projects across seven states, as well as transmission assets. Meanwhile, the Suzlon Group is one of the leading renewable energy solutions providers in the world with a footprint across 18 countries in Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and Americas. Headquartered in Pune it has over twenty-five years of operational track record with a cumulative global installation of over 18.8 GW of wind energy capacity. The company also has a large in-house research and developmentset-up in Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, and India.