Suzlon Group has bagged an order for the supply of WTGs for a 642 MW wind power project from an Evren Company, ‘ABC Cleantech (ACPL)’. Evren is a joint venture in India between Brookfield and Axis Energy. Suzlon will install 214 wind turbine generators (WTGs) with a Hybrid Lattice Tubular (HLT) tower and a rated capacity of 3 MW each in Andhra Pradesh.
This order is for the company's larger rated 3 MW, S144-140m turbines from the 3 MW product series. As part of the agreement, Suzlon will supply the wind turbines (equipment supply) and undertake installation and commissioning for the project. Suzlon will also undertake comprehensive operations and maintenance services post-commissioning.
Girish Tanti, Vice Chairman, Suzlon Group said, "It is a delight to start the year with a significant order announcement from Evren. Suzlon is committed to partnering with Evren to enhance their green energy portfolios while helping advance India’s renewable energy goals”.
JP Chalasani, Chief Executive Officer, Suzlon Group, said, “We are happy to announce our first order with Evren. Suzlon’s comprehensive and proven product portfolio, customised for the Indian wind regime will be instrumental in ramping up India’s renewable energy capacities in line with our national targets. We are seeing an increase in orders from reputed global corporations in the last year, which is a testament to our world-class technology and service prowess. Andhra Pradesh is a key state for us to unlock India’s true wind energy potential and we are delighted that the electricity generated from this project in Andhra Pradesh will be used to power the millions of homes in the country with clean, green, renewable power. We look forward to a long and fruitful association with Evren.”
Every Suzlon turbine is manufactured in the country through a thriving domestic value chain ecosystem in line with our commitment to the vision of an Aatmanirbhar Bharat.
Suman Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, Evren said, "We are delighted to partner with Suzlon Energy for this project. We look forward to leveraging our expertise and operational capacities to develop and operate a high-quality clean energy portfolio in India in the years to come.”
Suzlon turbines 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 R&D efforts are continuously geared towards increasing the turbine performance, harnessing more energy from low wind sites, and lowering the cost of energy.