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Suzlon bags Kishangarh Textile Park wind power project

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Apr '10
Kishangarh hi-tech textile park (KHTP) has awarded a contract for 8.4 MW wind power project to world's third leading and India's largest wind turbine manufacturer, Suzlon Energy Limited (SEL).

The project will consist of 4 units of Suzlon's model S-88 2.1MW wind turbine generators to be installed at the Tejuwa wind farm near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan and shall be commissioned by October 2010. Suzlon will deliver a complete end-to-end solution to KHTP including equipment supply, project commissioning, power evacuation and also the comprehensive operations and maintenance services.

KHTP will sign-up a 20 years Energy Wheeling Agreement(EWA)with Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited and the power generated will be wheeled for utilization at KHTP's state-of-the- art hi-tech integrated textile park being developed at kishangarh (Dist. Ajmer) in Rajasthan.

Announcing the award of project contract to Suzlon, Mr. Vijay Agarwal, Chairman of KHTP said, “Textile industry in Rajasthan has a long standing tradition and repute. KHTP's decision to harness the wind power for new integrated textile park would serve a dual purpose of providing power at economical rate and showing our commitment towards environmental friendly technologies.” Adding further Mr. Agarwal said, “We have relied on Suzlon because of their reliable technology, market leadership in India and established execution capabilities in Rajasthan. We look forward to Suzlon to deliver a successful start in this new venture”

Speaking on the project Mr. Ashok D'Sa, President – South Asia and Middle East, Suzlon Energy Limited, said: “KHTP will play a leading role in the textile industry in Rajasthan and their decision to harness green power is indeed appreciable. We acknowledge with gratitude the confidence shown by KHTP in Suzlon and look forward to strengthening our relationship”.

KHTP's integrated textile park under development at RIICO Industrial Area, Silora, Kishangarh (Ajmer), Rajasthan is set-up under the Scheme of Integrated Textile Parks (SITP) of Ministry of Textiles & shall consist of weaving and process units.

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