Gamesa wins 75MW order from ReNew Wind Power in India

23 August 2012 (Last Updated August 23rd, 2012 18:30)

Gamesa India has bagged an order from ReNew Wind Energy, a unit of ReNew Wind Energy, to commission 74.65MW of new wind turbines.

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Gamesa India has won an order from ReNew Wind Energy, a unit of ReNew Wind Energy, to commission 74.65MW of new wind turbines.

The order includes 50MW of G97-2.0MW and 24.65MW of G58-850kW machines, which will be installed in the state of Maharashtra.

The company said this contract is the largest order for the G97-2.0MW, which has been designed for low-wind sites.

Gamesa India chairman and managing director, Ramesh Kymal, said the new 74.65MW order comes as a booster dose for the overall wind energy sector, reassuring and strengthening the wind energy market confidence.

"With the induction of ReNew Power into the large customer base of Gamesa in India, our company further strengthens the credibility that enjoys in the growing Indian wind industry," Kymal added.

"With this order, Gamesa India's overall presence and visibility would increase in the entire State of Maharashtra especially in the most successful G97-2.0 MW platform.

ReNew Power chairman and CEO, Sumant Sinha, said with this order enables the company to expand its presence in the wind energy market in India.

"This is another such partnership and an important step towards positioning ReNew as one of the leading Renewable IPP in India," Sinha added.


Image: Gamesa has won its largest order for G97-2.0MW in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Photo: courtesy of Gamesa.