Suzlon received wind turbine contract

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Suzlon received wind turbine contract
Suzlon Energy, A global wind power player based in India, has announced that the company has received an order to supply 15 wind turbines (of 2.1 mega watt each) to a Canada-based wind power project, being developed by Sprott Power Corporation, a company engaged into renewable energy projects.

The company will complete the project within the current fiscal year ending March 2012. Suzlon Energy is delivering the project under an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) turnkey contract. With total installations of 31.5 MW, the project at full capacity will produce enough energy to power more than 11,000 Canadian homes.

Sprott, which owns wind farms in Cape Breton, announced that it is forming a JV with Firelight Infrastructure Partners LP on a 31.5-megawatt wind power project near Amherst. Under terms of the partnership agreement, Sprott will own 51 per cent of the Amherst project, while Firelight will hold a 49 per cent stake.

The Suzlon Group is ranked as the world's fifth largest wind turbine supplier, in terms of cumulative installed capacity, at the end of 2010. The company's global spread extends across Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and North and South America with over 17,000 MW of wind energy capacity installed.

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Story first published: Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 12:30 [IST]
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