Suzlon subsidiary bags Swedish order for three 2.05 MW turbines

Wind turbine-maker Suzlon Energy today said its European subsidiary REpower has bagged an order for supply of three turbines to Sweden's Klagerup Kraft AB, for installation by 2011.

Suzlon Energy, which is the majority shareholder in REpower Systems holding an over 90-per cent stake, said in an official statement that it has signed an agreement with Klagerup Kraft AB for delivery of three wind turbines to Sweden.

The financial details of the deal were however, not disclosed.

REpower Systems chief marketing officer Per Hornung Pedersen said Sweden was an important market for future wind energy.

The REpower MM92 turbines, each with a rated power output of 2.05 megawatts (MW), will be delivered for a wind farm project near the city of Malmo (Skane province).

The wind farm is being developed by HS Kraft, which is one of the leading developers of wind power projects in Sweden Meanwhile, the Hamburg-based wind turbine manufacturer has founded REpower Systems Scandinavia, a Swedish subsidiary which is registered in Stockholm. REpower, in September. It will also open an office in Vasteras, roughly 100 km west of Stockholm.