Gamesa India bags 100 MW order from Hero group

Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Wind turbine maker Gamesa India on Thursday said it has signed a 100 MW wind power project order with Hero Future Energies (HFE), a part of the Hero group.

In a statement issued here, Gamesa India said it will supply and erect 50 units of G97-2.0 MW turbines with a tower height of 104 metres at Dhar site in Madhya Pradesh. The commissioning is scheduled for completion by March 2016.

The statement is silent on the order value.

“We are happy to announce our new order win from The Hero Group. This partnership shows the trust customers have in our project capabilities and help us inch closer to the renewable energy targets set by the government which will secure the energy requirements of the country,” gamesa India’s chairman and managing director Ramesh Kymal was quoted as saying in the statement.

HFE’s managing director Rahul Munjal said: “This is HFE’s first self-development project in India. We are encouraged by universal success of the self-development strategy. When combined with turnkey projects, alongside key industry players, this project will provide diversification to our firm.

“Completing this and other such developments in the pipeline, our cumulative installed capacity is likely to be over 500 MW by 2016.”

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