NEW DELHI: Gamesa India, a renewable energy provider, today said it has bagged an order for setting up 50 MW wind power project at Kayathar in Tamil Nadu from Perpetual Investment, a group entity of Atria Power.
“Gamesa has strengthened its formidable presence in the country with a new order for 50 MW turnkey wind power project with Perpetual Investment – a group entity of Atria Power, which will be developed at Kayathar in Tamil Nadu,” the company said in a statement.
Being a turnkey contract, Gamesa will handle the entire infrastructure needed to operate the project with the supply, erection and commissioning of 25 units of G97 2 MW wind turbines with a hub height of 104 m, specially designed for low wind sites in India, it added.
This project will be commissioned by March 2016.
Gamesa India CMD Ramesh Kymal said, “This project will be another stride from Gamesa to reach the country’s target of 20 per cent energy generation from renewable sources by 2022.”
This order with Atria is a part of Gamesa India’s consolidated order book for the third quarter which was announced recently.
Commenting on the deal, Atria Brindavan Power Director C S Sunder Raju said, “Our goal of adding 500 MW over the next 18 months receives a major impetus with this partnership.”
Source :- http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/