Suzlon secures 23MW wind turbine supply order in India

20 November 2011 (Last Updated November 20th, 2011 18:30)

Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy (SEL) has secured a fourth consecutive order from GAIL to deliver 23MW of wind turbine generators which will be installed in the Indian states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy (SEL) has secured a fourth consecutive order from GAIL to deliver 23MW of wind turbine generators which will be installed in the Indian states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

Under the contract, Suzlon will provide 11 units of its S88-2.1MW turbines, which will be commissioned by the end of the 2011-2012 financial year.

Suzlon's previous orders from GAIL include a 4.5MW project, comprising of Suzlon's S82-1.5MW turbines, commissioned in March 2010, and a 14.7MW project currently in production in Gujarat.

Tulsi Tanti, Suzlon group chairman and managing director, said: "We are very pleased to announce our fourth order from GAIL, a 'Navaratna' PSU that has led the way with its approach to climate change mitigation and renewable energy.

"This order underscores our position as a partner-of-choice for large wind investors in India. As we look ahead, we are very confident that we will maintain our leadership position in what is one of the most vibrant wind energy markets in the world today."