Wind turbine manufacturers Suzlon Group have announced an agreement to supply wind turbines to Mytrah Energy for a 98 MW project at Nazeerabad in Telangana state, India.
Suzlon will install and commission 47 S97 120m Hybrid Tower wind turbines, each with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW. The Nazeerabad wind farm project is due to be commissioned in 2016 and the order is part of the 1 GW Business Partnership Agreement (BPA) signed with Mytrah in May 2010. It is the third order in a row to be awarded to Suzlon Group by Mytrah. Suzlon has already commissioned 310 MW of wind energy for the company and a further 205 MW is currently under construction in Rajasthan, Maharashtra & Andhra Pradesh.
“We are focused in our resolve to harness renewable energy to achieve a clean green world and Suzlon shares our vision” said Mr Ravi Kailas, Chairman & CEO, Mytrah Energy Ltd. “Suzlon’s technological edge and execution capabilities are un-paralleled and hence they have been our partner of choice for over five years. This project is one of 300MW that we are currently constructing and will take our capacity past 840 MW in 2016.”
Mr Tulsi Tanti, Chairman, Suzlon Group, added that the company is pleased to once again partner with Mytrah energy to provide customer-centric wind energy solutions. The two companies are committed to the provision of affordable and sustainable energy for all and are aiming to play a pivotal role in India’s energy security.
Suzlon Group is well positioned to drive growth in the Indian wind energy sector and it intends to continue focusing its R&D activities on bringing down the cost of energy in the country. The S97 wind turbine is currently the world’s tallest Hybrid Tower, designed to harness wind energy across low wind sites. It’s tower consists of a combination of lattice and tubular structure in order to ensure higher yield and increased power output.
The company also has a presence in Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and North and South America and cumulative installations of over 14 GW of wind energy capacity including 8600 MW of cumulative installations in India.
Mytrah Energy (India) is one of the largest Independent Power Producers in India and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mytrah Energy Limited (MEL), based in London. Currently, the company has an operating portfolio of over 543 MW across six states in the country – Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan.