Senvion, a global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been awarded a 30-MW onshore wind project from Engie – a clean energy company, to deliver the Tithwa Project (won through Gujarat state competitive reverse auctions), as a sign of growing emphasis on renewable energy in India.
“Engie’s decision represents another milestone in the successful globalization strategy of Senvion: technological strength and reliable partnerships are key to enter and to expand into new growing attractive markets,” said Jürgen Geissinger, CEO of Senvion.
The project will comprise of 13 Senvion 2.3M120 turbines at a 120m height which will produce enough clean energy to supply the power needs of almost 33,000 Indian homes.
“This is a well-structured grid-connected wind development in India which perfectly fits into the Group’s strategy to be a world leader in the energy transition,” explained Malcolm Wrigley, Country Manager – ENGIE India. “Senvion offered a good blend of quality and technology with a competitive commercial arrangement to help us make this project possible and we have confidence that Senvion will deliver.”
Key factors for awarding the contract to Senvion included technical strength and LCOE predominance. The project is slated to be commissioned within the next 12 months. The project scope includes a 10-year comprehensive operations and maintenance (O&M) contract.
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