Mumbai, India [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Suzlon Energy Limited (SEL), announced the signing of two major new orders in Australia. The contracts, totaling over 200 MW of capacity, were signed with Sydney’s Renewable Power Ventures (RPV) and utility-major AGL Energy.
The first contract, from Sydney-based Renewable Power Ventures, calls for the delivery of 63 units of Suzlon S88 – 2.1 megawatts (MW) wind turbine, translating to 132 MW of capacity. The project, named ‘Capital Wind Farm’, will come up in New South Wales, approximately 50 kilometers north of Canberra. The second contract, a repeat contract from AGL Energy calls for the delivery of 34 units of Suzlon’s S88 turbine translating to 71.4 MW of capacity. The project will come up in South Australia approximately 250 kilometers north of Adelaide.“We are very pleased to partner with RPV and AGL Energy to deliver sustainable power solutions in Australia,” said Dan Kofoed Hansen, CEO of SEL’s Australian operations arm, Suzlon Energy Australia. “The large size of the orders, and AGL’s repeat-order, demonstrate our ability to deliver total wind farm solutions to the exacting expectations of our customers. We are looking to continue our success and assume an even larger role on Australia’s wind energy stage.”