India : Suzlon bags 500 MW wind energy projects through SECI bids

Renewable energy company Suzlon has announced it has won two projects of 300 MW and 200 MW each under the SECI bidding process. These projects are to be implemented in Kutch district in Gujarat in line with SECI guidelines. The projects will provide electricity to about 3 million households and curb about 10 million tonnes of CO2 emissions annually.

J.P. Chalasani, Group CEO, Suzlon Group, in a statement said, “The two projects totalling 500 MW is a testament to the customer’s confidence in our technologically advanced and innovative products and services. There is an increased interest from all customer segments to invest in renewable energy in their pursuit of contributing towards mitigating risks of climate change and providing affordable and renewable power for all.”

“With the introduction of the bidding regime, the industry is poised to grow to 8-10 GW annually. We are committed to partner with our customers to scale it up further and enable India’s transition from a conventional, fuel dominated energy architecture, to renewable energy sources,” he said. With over two decades of presence in the renewable energy space, Suzlon is the custodian of more than 11 GW of wind assets across India.

“Suzlon is equipped to cater to the growing demand for renewable energy in India with our pan-India presence, comprehensive product portfolio, robust in-house R&D and best-in-class services,” he said.

 

Source : https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/suzlon-bags-500-mw-wind-energy-projects-through-seci-bids/article23292202.ece

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