Suzlon gets 42 MW repeat turbine order from Australia's Infigen

The Australian operations arm of Suzlon Energy Ltd, Suzlon Energy Australia Pty Ltd, has entered into an agreement with Infigen Energy, a leading specialist renewable energy business in Australia, for supply of 42 MW wind energy turbines.

The agreement calls for delivery of 20 units of Suzlon's S88 - 2.1 MW wind turbine generators (WTGs) that will be installed at one of the wind farms in Infigen's pipeline of future projects in New South Wales, Suzlon said in a press release.

This 42 MW order is the second order from Infigen, taking Infigen's portfolio of Suzlon turbines to 183 MW. Suzlon is delivering Infigen's 141 MW Capital Wind Farm under an
engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) turnkey contract.

The Capital Wind Farm commenced supplying clean power to the grid in September 2009 and all 67 Suzlon S88 - 2.1 MW turbines are now operating, the release said.

"We are very pleased to enter into a repeat order with Infigen Energy and build on the excellent relationship between our organisations. This order signifies Infigen's confidence in Suzlon's product and our team's commitment to delivering high quality services to our valued customers," Dan Hansen, CEO of Suzlon Energy Australia, said.

Infigen Energy, a leading specialist renewable energy business, is currently operating 41 wind farms (2,246 MW installed capacity) across Australia, the US, Germany and France. Infigen maintains a leading position in the Australian wind energy industry and is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) with a market capitalisation of approximately A$1.1 billion.

"This is Infigen's second wind farm to be supplied with Suzlon's S88 - 2.1 MW turbine. We are happy to work with Infigen in providing sustainable power solutions to the Australian public, and look forward to a long and successful association in the years to come," said Sumant Sinha, COO of Suzlon Energy Limited.

Suzlon Energy is the world's third largest wind turbine maker with 12.3 per cent of global market share.