Suzlon unit REpower wins contracts for setting up wind farms in Germany
Suzlon unit REpower wins contracts for setting up wind farms in Germany.
On 11 December 2013 wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy reported that its subsidiary Repower Systems SE got orders for setting up wind farms for producing 226 MW of power in Germany.
The subsidiary arm of Suzlon has informed that it signed contracts to deliver 103 wind turbines with a total capacity of more than 226 MW. These turbines are meant for 24 community wind farm projects in the Schleswig-Holstein area of Germany.
Repower had signed a memorandum with the Schleswig-Holstein GmbH Wind in December 2012.
Renewable energy sector in Germany
• Germany is called world’s first major renewable energy economy.
• Germany's Reichstag in Berlin is the first parliamentary building in the world to be powered completely by renewable energy.
• Germany has planned to become the world's first industrial power to use 100 percent renewable energy by 2050.
In terms of cumulative installed capacity and market share, the Suzlon Group is ranked as the world’s fifth largest wind turbine supplier, at the end of 2012.
The company has operations across Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and North and South America with over 22500 MW of wind energy capacity installed. It has presence in over 30 countries.
The Group has its headquarters at Suzlon One Earth in Pune, India. It comprises Suzlon Energy Limited and its subsidiaries, including REpower Systems SE.
The group is headed by Tulsi Tanti.
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