Suzlon booked 370MW last quarter

Indian wind group Suzlon said it won turbine orders for 370MW in the last quarter, as it extended a 408MW service agreement with Exelon in the US.

Suzlon – which owns the German turbine manufacturer Senvion – said turbine orders in its January -March spanned countries including Germany, the UK, Belgium and India itself.

The group did not give details of the division of the orders between its turbine brands in the period, the fourth quarter of its 2013/14 financial year.

Finance chief Kirti Vagadia said the orders showed the “rapid globalisation” of Suzlon’s business.

Suzlon also revealed it has secured an extended service agreement with Exelon, a major US utility, for 231 of its S88 and S64 turbines. Not details were given of the length of the extension.

Duncan Koerbel, the CEO of the group’s US-based Suzlon Wind Energy Corporation unit, said: “Exelon is one of Suzlon Group’s largest and long standing customers and sets very high standards for wind turbine operations, maintenance, and safety, and we strive to be their easiest OEM to do business with.”

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