Update: Suzlon starts US court action over $208m Edison debt

Indian turbine manufacturer Suzlon has launched legal proceedings in a New York court to recover a $208m payment from US wind developer Edison Mission Group.

In a brief statement Suzlon says: “Suzlon has initiated legal proceedings against Edison Mission towards the recovery of dues around the 240MW ‘Big Sky’ project. It would be inappropriate to comment in detail as the matter remains sub judice.”

Court papers seen by Recharge show that Edison Mission has cited one of four conditionality clauses as grounds for not making the payment, which is due by 9 February 2013, by alleging that the turbines at the project suffer from “serial defects”.

In the court papers, Suzlon says that the Big Sky wind farm Log in to read complete article.

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