Pune, India [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] Suzlon Energy Limited has announced the completion of its 51-megawatt (MW) wind power project for the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) of India. Located in the Kutch district of Gujarat, the project uses 34 of Suzlon’s S82, 1.5-MW turbines and will provide generation capacity for ONGC, powering centers at Anklesvar, Ahmedabad, Mehasana and Vadodara.
“This investment is a clear validation of the importance of wind and renewable energy in powering the world of tomorrow,” said Rohit Modi, president of India Business for Suzlon.
The Europe and Latin America arm of Suzlon has also secured a contract with Martifer for the delivery of 29 S88, 2.1-MW turbines, a total capacity of 60.9 MW. The machines are destined for projects in Romania. In addition, Suzlon and Martifer also signed a contract for the supply of nine S88 turbines between the Baião and Vila Franca de Xira wind farms in Portugal for a total 18.9 MW of capacity.