Suzlon, associates commission 1st offshore met station in Arabian Sea

PTI New Delhi | Updated on January 09, 2018


Wind energy solutions provider Suzlon Energy and its associates have commissioned their first operational offshore met station in the Arabian Sea.

“Suzlon along with its associates, under the guidance from the National Institute of Ocean Technology and approvals through the National Institute of Wind Energy has installed their first operational offshore LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) based wind measurement station in the Arabian Sea,” Suzlon said in a BSE filing today.

The station will be located at southwest of Jakhau port in Kutch, Gujarat. The company said it is actively working on offshore wind energy technology and has initiated a techno-commercial feasibility study. The met station is expected to collect data for a period of two years, the filing said.

“The installation of the offshore wind met station will aid in better assessment of offshore wind and will lead the way in harnessing India’s vast offshore wind energy potential,” J P Chalasani, Group CEO, Suzlon Group, said.

Shares of Suzlon Energy were trading 1.23 per cent higher at Rs 14.79 per scrip on the BSE.

Published on December 26, 2017

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