Suzlon receives 50.4 MW order from GSFC 20, 2011, Pune, India — Suzlon Energy Group, one of the world’s leading and India’s largest wind turbine manufacturer, has announced the signing of an order with Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GSFC) to set up, operate and maintain wind energy projects totaling to 50.4 MW in Gujarat. GSFC is a leading state Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) in Gujarat in the field of fertilizers and chemicals.

The projects, utilising 24 units of Suzlon’s S88–2.1 MW wind turbine, will be set up in wind farms operated by Suzlon in the Rajkot and Surendranagar districts of Gujarat. This is GSFC’s fifth order with Suzlon and is scheduled for completion and commissioning by September 2011.

The new projects will increase GSFC’s total wind power capacity to 123.4 MW. GSFC currently has existing projects of 73 MW in Gujarat located in the Kutch and Porbandar districts. GSFC’s 10 MW project at Bada village in the Kutch district is the company’s first wind energy project to be successfully registered under the UN Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), earning carbon credits. Other projects are in the process of being registered. Read more