Siemens Gamesa Renewable Power Private Limited, the leading renewable energy player in India, has signed an order for a 200MW Wind Power Project with Orange Renewable, promoted by AT Holdings Pte.Ltd, Singapore.
As per the agreement, Siemens Gamesa will handle the entire infrastructure needed to operate the project with the supply, erection & commissioning of 100 units of G114-2.0 MW wind turbines with a hub height of 106m, specifically designed for low wind sites in India. The project is expected to be commissioned by February 2019.
Clean and affordable energy generated from this project will offset approx. 651,000 tCO2e from the environment and electrify approximately 155,000 households annually. The project will be connected to the Interstate transmission system of India, which will enable the inter-state flow of energy from a renewable resource-rich state to help other states comply with their renewable purchase obligation and secure long-term energy supply at a fixed price.
Commenting on the deal, Mr. Ramesh Kymal, Chairman, and Managing Director, Siemens Gamesa India said, “We are happy to announce this new deal with Orange Renewable, one of the fastest growing renewable IPPs in India. This ordercertainly boosts our confidence significantlyas we gear up towards the next growth phase for Siemens Gamesa in India.With G114-2.0 MWT-106, a turbine made for India, we expect to deliver better value for our elite client base through innovative tailor-made solutions.”
Mr. Sudhir Nunes, Chief Executive Officer Wind, Orange Renewable added, “We are delighted to partner with Siemens Gamesa for our latest wind project, which takes our Siemens Gamesa fleet close to 500MW and our overall renewable portfolio close to 1GW. We are proud to have achieved this growth in a very short span while maintaining a high standard of commitment to advanced technology, environment, health and sustainability.Our decision was driven by our confidence in Siemens Gamesa as a global technology leader. We are committed to deliver optimal energy solutions to the country.”