Gamesa firms up project with Greenko
Gamesa Wind Turbines Private Limited has recently firmed up another 100 MW out of the total 300 MW framework agreement with Greenko, a market leading owner and operator of clean energy projects in India. With this, Gamesa has secured 250 MW of projects which are currently under various stages of implementation.
“Gamesa values the close collaboration we have with Greenko. We are proud to execute this 300 MW framework agreement in its true spirit adhering to the project milestones. It is indeed our pleasure to partner with Greenko in developing these wind farms across India. This project once again reinforces our execution capabilities in India especially in line with the demands of the Independent Power Producers,” said Mr Ramesh Kymal, Chairman and Managing Director, Gamesa India.
In this 100 MW project, Gamesa will supply and commission 50 units of G97-2.0MW turbines at various sites in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan. Gamesa would start delivering the turbines starting May 2014 and commissioning is planned in phases in September 2014 and March 2015. The operation and maintenance services will be provided initially for 5 years by Gamesa India.
“Greenko, with our diversified, de-risked operating portfolio of 700 MW wind and hydro capacity including ready to commission 120 MW, has partnered with Gamesa for long term growth plans since 2013. We are impressed with Gamesa Technology, performance of their 2.0 MW Turbine and understanding of execution of Indian Wind Sector,” said Mr Anil Chalamalasetty, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Greenko Group.