Suzlon Successfully Bags 63 MW Wind Power Project from THDCIL

Suzlon Group has successfully bagged a 63 MW wind power project from Tehri Hydro Development Corporation of India Ltd. (THDICL). The project order comprises, installation of  30 units of S97 120m Hybrid Wind Tower with a rated capacity of 2.1MW each.
According to the statement revealed by Suzlon Group, the project will be capable of powering over 35,000 households and offsetting over 0.13 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per annum. Kandorna and Bhanwad sites in Gujarat have been selected for the project, and is scheduled to be completed by March 2017. For the initial period of 10 years, Suzlon Group will be responsible for the entire project life cycle.
Suzlon Group CEO: J P Chalasani said: The S9X 2.1 MW platform features a time tested DFIG technology designed to optimally harness available wind resources and thereby delivering high yield with high return on investments to the customers. The S97 120m is one of its kind, as it is the tallest steel hybrid tower in the world which combines both lattice and tubular structures. He also added “We look forward to create a solid partnership with our common concern of a sustainable future powered by clean energy. It is encouraging to see the gaining interest in renewable energy investments by PSUs.”
THDCIL is a joint venture between the Central Government and the Government of Uttar Pradesh, which is a Mini Ratna Category-1 and Schedule-A CPSE, which has a portfolio of 14 projects totaling to an installed capacity of 6,071 MW under various stages of implementation and development with an operational capacity of 1,500 MW.

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