Gamesa to supply wind generators to Indo Rama Renewables

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Ramesh Kymal, Chairman, Gamesa Wind Turbines.
Ramesh Kymal, Chairman, Gamesa Wind Turbines.

Gamesa Wind Turbines Private Ltd will supply 30 MW of wind energy generators to Indo Rama Renewables, a subsidiary of Indo Rama Synthetics (I) Ltd.

This marks the entry of Indo Rama into the renewable energy market.

The order from Indo Rama Renewables involves supply of 15 wind mills, G97-2.0 MW units, which Gamesa will erect and commission in Jath, Maharashtra, by December end this year, according to a press release from Gamesa.

“The Indo Rama Renewable contract strengthens the Gamesa 2.0 MW portfolio in Maharashtra,” said Ramesh Kymal, Chairman and Managing Director of Gamesa in India.

“The company is fast emerging a market leader with the Gamesa 2.0 MW platform among the growing IPP segment.”

The release quoting Vishal Lohia, Executive Director, Indo Rama Synthetics, said, “Indo Rama has made its entry into the Indian renewable energy arena with the 30 MW order for Gamesa 2.0 MW turbines in Maharashtra. This is the first of several investment plans that have been chalked out, we have aggressive plans to be a leading renewable Independent Power Producer (IPP) and an active participant in the Indian renewable energy platform.”

ReNew Power

To Gamesa, this contract comes weeks after the announcement of the single largest 75 MW order with another IPP, ReNew Power, in Maharashtra.

India contributed 14 per cent of Gamesa’s total sales in the first half of 2012.

This marks the entry of Indo Rama into the renewable energy market.

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated September 20, 2012)
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