Suzlon bags order to set up 252-MW wind power project in Gujarat
Suzlon Group, a clean energy solutions provider, recently said it had secured an order for developing a 252-megawatt (MW) wind power project from CLP India.
The project is located in Sidhpur, Gujarat and expected to be commissioned in 2022, the company said in a press release.
Suzlon will be involved in the supply, foundation, erection, and commissioning of the project and will also provide comprehensive operation and maintenance services after commissioning.
“We are excited about growth opportunities in India, and our shareholders CLP Group and CDPQ share a vision to invest in a low carbon, clean energy portfolio in the country,” said Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, managing director, CLP India.
CLP’s wind energy project in Sidhpur, Gujarat is their largest renewable project at a single site, he added.
Ashwani Kumar, CEO, Suzlon Group said that this was the first big order that we have announced post our debt restructuring closure in line with our plans to restart business operations and lead the Indian wind energy market from the front.
According to the release, a project of this size can provide electricity to about 1.83 lakhs households and curb about 8.28 lakh tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year.