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Suzlon wins 105 MW order in Canada

New Delhi, Dec 17: Suzlon Group subsidiary, REpower Systems SE, announced on Monday it has concluded a contract with wpd Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of project developer wpd AG, for the delivery of 51 wind
PTI December 17, 2012 12:54 IST
PTI
New Delhi, Dec 17: Suzlon Group subsidiary, REpower Systems SE, announced on Monday it has concluded a contract with wpd Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of project developer wpd AG, for the delivery of 51 wind turbines.



As part of this, a service and maintenance agreement (ISP) for a total of 15 years for the new projects was also concluded, the company said in a statement.

The REpower MM92 turbines, each with a rated power of 2.05 MW, are intended for six projects -- Whittington, Springwood, White Pines, Napier, Sumac Ridge and Fairview -- to be constructed and commissioned in 2014, it said.

In order to serve its growing business presence in Canada and to meet the 50 per cent domestic content requirement of the Green Energy Act, REpower also announced to set up a new rotor blade manufacturing facility in Southern Ontario.

Andreas Nauen, CEO of REpower Systems SE, said: “The 105-MW contract again shows that the cold climate version of our MM92 is very well suited to the conditions on the Canadian wind market. With our announcement of rotor blade production in Ontario, we are expanding our presence in Canada — a wind market with great potential -- even further.”