Biznextindia : Leading renewable energy solutions provider Suzlon Group has announced an order of its 3 MW product for the development of a 39 MW wind power project from First Energy 5 Private Limited (First Energy), a Thermax Group company. Suzlon will install 13 wind turbine generators (WTGs) with a Hybrid Lattice Tubular (HLT) tower and a rated capacity of 3 MW each. The project to be located at Thalaikattupuram, Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu is expected to be commissioned in 2024. This order is part of a 100 MW Wind‐Solar Hybrid project by First Energy 5 Private Limited.
As part of the agreement, Suzlon will supply the wind turbines (equipment supply) and supervise the project including erection and commissioning. Suzlon will also provide comprehensive operations and maintenance services post‐commissioning.
JP Chalasani, CEO, Suzlon Group, said, “We are delighted to announce our order with First Energy 5 Private Limited, part of the highly respected Thermax Group. This is our first order with the group and features our 3 MW series product, which is one of the largest wind turbines in India today. We believe this series will play a crucial role in fulfilling India’s renewable energy goals. First Energy is dedicated to providing green energy to MSMEs and medium to high power consuming industries in the country, which aligns with our vision of a sustainable India. We thank them for their trust in Suzlon’s technology and services and look forward to building a strong and self‐reliant India together.”