Senvion has won the first contract for wind energy in India, a 101.2MW wind project from ReNew Power, one of the largest renewable energy companies in the country.
The Bhuwad Wind Project will be located in Gujarat, and will be comprised of forty four Senvion 2.3M120 turbines with a 120m hub height. Once commissioned next year, the wind farm will produce enough electricity to power 100,000 Indian homes.
CEO of Senvion, Jürgen Geissinger said: “ReNew’s contract award demonstrates both Senvion’s technological leadership as well as our rigorous geographic expansion. Entering the high volume Indian market proves that we offer the right solutions for a highly competitive market. This award is a milestone for Senvion and shows that technological pioneering and strong partnerships are key for succeeding in highly attractive markets.”
Chairman and CEO at ReNew Power, Sumant Sinha said: “As one of the leading players in the renewable energy space in India, ReNew Power is committed towards ensuring that all our projects are executed using modern technologies. We are delighted to partner with Senvion, who are known for their technological edge and globally proven service capabilities.”
CEO and Managing Director of Senvion India, Amit Kansal said: ”Senvion has introduced its excellent technology in India and has built an organization to deliver full EPC projects. Senvion’s mission is to become a key player in the Indian renewable space and the ReNew contract is a major step towards that mission. We expect the installation by late 2018.”